Born in Shakespeare, Ontario, Marcia Walker began her career as an actor and later
trained as a lawyer. She went onto study fiction, nonfiction and playwriting at Guelph University where she received her MFA. Her writing has appeared in Prism international, Room, Event, Antigonish Review, University of Toronto Magazine, This Magazine, The Globe and Mail, CBC radio and The Broken Social Scene Story Project by House of Anansi. She has been shortlisted for Prism’s fiction and non-fiction prize and was a finalist for the 2017 Writers’ Union of Canada short prose competition and the Lascaux Fiction Award. Her plays have been part of Nightwood Theatre’s Groundswell festival and the F.O.O.T. festival. Currently, she makes her home in Toronto where she also co-organizes the Emerging Writers Reading Series.