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Stacey-Anne Curtis

Stacey-Anne Curtis has written creatively since age eight and worked professionally as a writer and editor for over twenty years. She adventures the country and globe, gratefully filling her life with stories of people, places, and things. She currently resides in Toronto, Canada with her cat, Astro.