Gillean Chase is the published author of two volumes of poetry, The Distress of Harvest and The Square Root of Female, and a novel entitled Triad Moon. Her novel, Wet Exits, was published as a serial on www.thepinkelephant.ca, a lesbian e-magazine produced in Victoria, B.C. Chase has been published in anthologies and periodicals, including To Sappho, My Sister: Lesbians Write About Their Lives, and in 100 Spells from the Crones Cauldron (poetry) with Nicole Faucher, Devorah Stone, and Adele Vernon, publihed in May 2010. Her novel The River Rat was one of five short listed by Mother Tongue Publishing in their search for the great B.C. novel in December 2009. Sadly, Ms Chase passed away, in December 2010, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, before the final two chapters of Wet Exits could be published, and before the publication of this book.