Jan Redford


Jan Redford lives in Squamish, B.C. with her family. Her work has been published in The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Mountain Life, Explore, several anthologies, and has won or been short- and long-listed in eight writing contests. Her story, “End of the Rope,” an excerpt from her memoir, was published in 2013 with the Banff Press in Rock, Paper, Fire: Best of Mountain and Wilderness Writing. She is a graduate of The Writer’s Studio at SFU (2007), and UBC’s MFA program in Creative Writing (2015). In 2013, she was awarded a $6,000 scholarship from the B.C. Arts Council. Her forthcoming memoir, End of the Rope, (working title) is the story of her struggle to make her own way in the mountains and in life. To lead, not follow.

For more information, visit her website and blog: www.janredford.com

Author photo by Jannicke Kitchen

Agent: Samantha Haywood