Originally from Brooklyn, Ilana Stanger-Ross is currently a midwifery student at the University of British Columbia. She lives in Victoria, BC with her husband, Jordan Stanger-Ross, and two young daughters, Eva and Tillie.
Ilana earned her Masters in Fiction from Temple University in Philadelphia, where she held a University Fellowship. She has been awarded numerous grants, including ones from the Leeway Foundation, the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, the Barbara Deming Memorial/Money for Women Fund, and the Humber College Summer Writer’s Workshop, as well as a Ragdale Foundation residency.
A graduate of Columbia University’s Barnard College, Stanger-Ross’s fiction has been published in The Bellevue Review, Lilith Magazine, and online at KillingtheBuddha.com; her non-fiction has appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Walrus Magazine, & The Literary Review of Canada.
SIMA'S UNDERGARMENTS FOR WOMEN is her first novel.