Beth Goobie

Beth Goobie grew up in Guelph, Ontario, where the appearance of a normal childhood hid many secrets. Beth moved to Winnipeg to attend university, became a youth residential treatment worker, and studied creative writing at the University of Alberta. She is the award-winning author of 23 novels, mainly for young adults, including The Lottery and the CLA award-winning Before Wings. Also a published poet, Beth makes her home in Saskatoon.