Megan Gail Coles is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland and the National Theatre School of Canada. She is co-founder and co-artistic director of Poverty Cove Theatre Company. Megan is currently working on a trilogy of plays examining resource exploitation in Newfoundland and Labrador titled Falling Trees, Building Houses and Wasting Paper. She is a member of the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, Playwrights’ Guild of Canada, Playwrights’ Atlantic Resource Centre (NL Rep) and Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal. Her completed plays include Our Eliza, The Battery and Bound. Megan, originally from Savage Cove on the Great Northern Peninsula, currently resides in St. John’s, NL. Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome is her first collection of short stories.