Jeananne Kathol Kirwin (B.A. English, Yale; J.D., U of Toronto) is an intellectual property lawyer of 30+ years, as well as the award-winning author of Greetings from Cool Breezes (2005, Borealis Press). Her nonfiction (and occasional poetry) appear in various publications. Jeananne is a past president of Canadian Authors Association – Alberta Branch, and past editor of the Canadian Intellectual Property Review (an IP law journal). As part of her IP practice, she regularly advises authors regarding copyright and publishing contracts. She received her Queen’s Council designation in 2016.