Jumping Off is Laura Cutler<>s second published collection of short stories. Her first, Out of Her Backpack, was released last year by Coteau Books. Cutler<>s stories have also been published in anthologies, including the North (Vancouver) Shore Writer<>s Association Millennium Anthology, and the Indigo Books/Henkell Trocken What the Henkell Happened Here. She has traveled on six continents, and has had careers as a hotel manager and an RCMP officer. Cutler currently lives in Calgary, Alberta, where she teaches English as a Second Language and writes.
Turnstone Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Government of Canada, and the Province of Manitoba through Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage.