Mathilda-Anne Florence grew up in the Northern Boreal Forest of Northwestern Ontario, Canada. Over the last 2 decades she has been traveling across North America, living in the Ice Box of the Nation International Falls, MN, and the most haunted city in America Savannah, GA. She has recently resettled back in her Northern roots in Canada. Though never formally published, Matty-Anne has on several occasions been invited to perform and read her works at the Iridescent Quill and the Flannery O’Connor Lectures. She is an original member of the Flannery O’Connor Peacock Guild. She is currently working on her third novel while on sabbatical. As a Creative, Matty-Anne enjoys exploring many avenues of artistry including yarn and fiber arts, watercolor, photography, and as much reading as possible. She is also a typewriter revolutionist and refurbisher, with a small collection of vintage and antique machines. She has declared that it is the typewriter that has really helped her the most in her writing endevours and encourages all writers to try it out.