Rhian Calcott was born in Charlottetown, PEI and moved with her family to Berwick, Nova Scotia when she was seven. She has a degree in English literature from Mount Allison University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie University. She practiced law for ten years with the Nova Scotia Legal Aid, leaving to stay at home and raise her four children. Her short stories have appeared in The Vagrant Revue of New Fiction (2007) and A Maritime Christmas (2008). Nevermore Press published her first novel, The Last Goin’ Off, in the fall of 2020.