Natalie Southworth is a Montreal-based writer of short stories and poetry. Her stories have won the Brighton Short Story Prize and were finalists for The New Quarterly’s Peter Hinchcliffe short fiction award, the BC Federation of Writer’s Short Fiction Contest, and Prairie Fire’s short fiction prize. Her stories have appeared in The New Quarterly, Grain, Prairie Fire and the Dalhousie Review. Her poetry won second place in the Adirondack Review’s Poetry PRIZE and was shortlisted for Pulp Literature’s Magpie Award.
She is completing an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia, where she is a member of the editorial board of Prism International. She is working on a collection of short stories.
Natalie has worked as a freelance writer, documentary film producer and full-time reporter for the Globe and Mail. Today, she works as a communications strategist for organizations tackling climate change.