Pegeen Brennan was born in Ashcroft, in British Columbia’s Cariboo region; she spent most of her childhood years in Ontario, returning to B.C. to attend university in the Sixties.
She joined the Faculty of English at UBC in 1965; she taught courses in English Literature and Interdisciplinary Studies, as well as in Creative and Technical Writing. Since taking early retirement, she and her husband live in Kilpoola, B.C., near Osoyoos.
Her fiction and poetry have appeared in various literary magazines. She has published three novels, Big Rock Candy Town, Confinement at Rouffignac, To Rosewood, and three books of poetry.