Elvie Simons is a fiction writer based out of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Her work has appeared in journals, magazines and newspapers in both Canada and the USA. Her latest piece, a medical mystery novelette, will appear in the July/August 2021 issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
Born and raised in Montréal, Elvie spent her 20s sailing tall ships, building wooden boats and working as a theatre technician. Since settling down on the West Coast of Canada, she has studied writing at the University of Victoria, played bass in a rock band and worked on local film productions. She is currently deep into revisions of a middle-grade novel. Even as she writes this bio, she's eager to rejoin her characters in that fantastic world.