Terry Glavin, author of Waiting for the Macaws, is a renowned writer and conservationist. His book The Last Great Sea: A Voyage Through the Human and Natural History of the North Pacific Ocean won the Hubert Evans Prize, and This Ragged Place: Travels Across the Landscape was a Governor General's Award finalist. A frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines, Glavin is the recipient of numerous regional and national journalism awards. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia's fine arts department, and he serves as an adviser to the Sierra Club of Canada's B.C. chapter. He lives on Mayne Island, in B.C.'s southern Gulf Islands.

Festivals: 2006 (spring)

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