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                             is a writer, a children’s educator, and a veterinarian. She holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Guelph and a Post Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing from the Humber School for Writers. Her work has been published Room,  The Fiddlehead, Understorey,  Canthius, The Dalhousie Review, and The New Quarterly; her first novel, The Nap-Away Motel, was published by Palimpsest Press in May 2019.  She is currently working on several picture books about animals, and a second novel, Saving Seraphina. 


A life-long animal-lover and long-time vegan, her writing often explores themes related to the natural world. She lives with her wife, their two  daughters, an old black pug, and a feisty, fluffy kitten in Toronto. 

Nadja facilitates an online creative writing workshop every Friday from 2-4 pm with the Writers Collective of Canada. Find out more and sign up here. 


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