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About Ilana

Originally from Brooklyn, Ilana Stanger-Ross is a midwife  in Victoria, BC, where she lives 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; 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.

(P.S.: The photo credit for the corner author photo belongs to Ryan Rock.)