Miriam Verheyden has been a lumberjack, church organist, veggie washer and bookseller. She lived for six months in a hotel in Wales, sat once around a campfire with a convicted (but innocent) murderer, and is currently learning how to drive a tractor.
She grew up in Germany and moved to Canada at age 23, where she lives with her husband on a ranch in Southern BC. It's a fascinating story, so she wrote her first book Let's Pretend This is Normal about it.
Her second book Quit the Hustle is based on her experience of recovering from burnout through overcoming the need to improve everything about herself and embrace life with all its imperfections.
Miriam works as an x-ray technologist by day and writes by night. She believes that being true to yourself is your superpower, and she writes stories about how owning your truth will set you free.
Miriam is currently working on an essay for the CBC Short Story Contest.