Sierra Skye Gemma is an award-winning writer and journalist. She is the recipient of a National Magazine Award for Best New Magazine Writer and a National Newspaper Award for Long Feature. Sierra has been listed in contests with House of Anansi Press and Room and has won literary contests sponsored by The New Quarterly and Rhubarb.

Sierra’s nonfiction has been published in The Globe and MailThe New Quarterly, The Vancouver SunThe Vancouver Observer, Sad MagWestCoast Families, Plenitude Rhubarb, and elsewhere. Her work has been anthologized in the Best Canadian Essays 2013, Boobs: Women Explore What It Means to Have Breasts, and Rock is Not Dead: Short Fiction Inspired by Rock Music.

Sierra has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She resides on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Her work is made possible by the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts. (Elle reconnaît le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.)


To contact Sierra regarding freelance writing or editing, please use the contact form below.