Barbra Leslie has been publishing fiction and poetry since she won a province-wide short story contest at 15. She studied film and theatre at York University, then English at the University of Toronto. She has written for The Lawyers Weekly, Quill & Quire, The Globe and Mail, Canadian Business, and Harlequin. She published a novel, Nerve, and wrote a screenplay for straightedge films. Barbra has been a marketing manager for a major Bay Street law firm, and sold T-shirts across Canada with Cats.