Myrna Kostash is a Canadian full-time non-fiction writer. She was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, and Edmonton is her home now when she is not travelling or touring. She studied at the universities of Alberta, Washington, and Toronto and completed her MA degree in Russian Language and Literature in 1968. She began her writing career as a freelance journalist in Toronto before relocating back to Alberta. She is the author of nearly a dozen books of literary nonfiction, including the classic

All of Baba’s Children

(1977) and its follow-up

All of Baba’s Great-Grandchildren

(2000), two anthologies, and countless articles. Besides writing for diverse magazines (from

Border Crossings



), Kostash has written for theatre cabaret, radio drama, and television documentary. As…

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Citation: Ledohowski, Lindy. "Myrna Kostash". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 23 February 2011 [, accessed 25 July 2024.]

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