GP Greenwood studied journalism at Mount Royal College in Calgary and holds a B.A. in Fine Arts and an M.A. in English, both from the University of Victoria. Her two published collections of poetry are Buying Space in the Lifeboat (1993) and Objects Closer Than They Appear, which won the Outlaw Editions chapbook competition in 1999. She taught English and Creative Writing in Cranbrook, BC for 14 years.