Kyo Maclear is an essayist, novelist, and children’s author. Her short fiction, essays, and art criticism have appeared in Brick, Border Crossings, Prefix Photo, Resilience, the Guardian, Uppercase, Quill & Quire, the Globe and Mail, and other publications. She is the author of Birds Art Life.
In October 2017, I spent the day with my friend the writer Hiromi Goto hiking through the Pacific Spirit Regional Park, a network of trails in more than 750 hectares of forest. Our focus was an area of reclaimed peat . . .