Scottish born Wilma Grace Rubens B.Sc, DIp. Ed. educated at Edinburgh University, followed her wanderlust to India, Oman, England, New Zealand, and Australia before settling in Canmore, Alberta. Her writing is grounded in her extensive travels and decades as a facilitator of Conflict Resolution, Parent Education, Meditation and Life Writing workshops. In Calgary 2000, she received the C-cala Life of Learning Award for her work as co-writer and facilitator for The Literacy and Parenting Program.
Along with her book of poetry, Entangled Enchantments published in 2009, her writings have appeared in a number of Australian and Canadian Magazines, as well as the Anthology, The Story That Brought Me Here: To Alberta From Everywhere. (Brindle & Glass, 2011). Her story Mountain Mama received an Honorable Mention in the 2010 CBC awards.
She and her husband, who are now grandparents, have two grown children who live in Kimberly and Revelstoke. They are found in all four seasons playing in the mountains, their paradise on earth.