A Profession of Hope: Farming on the Edge of the Grizzly Trail is a new collection of autobiographical essays by UEA alumna Jenna Butler, and is published by Wolsak and Wynn this week. Jenna was born in Norwich, but has spent most of her life in Western Canada. She graduated from the University of Alberta before joining UEA, where she gained an MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) in 2006 and a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing in 2011. She is the author of three full-length collections of poetry – Aphelion (2010), Wells (2012) and Seldom Seen Road (2013) – and nine shorter collections. She teaches Creative Writing and Ecocriticism at Red Deer College in Alberta.