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Joanne Merriam

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Joanne Merriam is the owner and publisher of Upper Rubber Boot Books. She is the co-editor (with H. L. Nelson) of the feminist anthology of dark fiction, Choose Wisely: 35 Women Up To No Good , and editor of the immigrant science fiction anthology, How to Live on Other Planets: A Handbook for Aspiring Aliens , and the Twitter best-of anthology 140 And Counting . She is also the author of the poetry collection The Glaze from Breaking , originally published by Stride Books and re-released by URB.

She was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1973. A graduate in English and Mathematics from Dalhousie University, she has worked as an oil and gas lease and title administrator, courier dispatcher, telemarketer, charity fundraiser, sheet musi
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