Ken Haigh has lived in China, Bhutan, and on Baffin Island. His memoir of life as a teacher in eastern Bhutan, Under the Holy Lake, was published by The University of Alberta Press in 2008. Ken enjoys hiking, reading travel narratives, and playing the 5-string banjo. His most recent book about walking the Pilgrims' Way between Winchester and Canterbury was published in the fall of 2021 and was a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction. He lives in Clarksburg, Ontario, Canada, on the shores of Georgian Bay, where he works as a freelance writer and librarian.