Kelly Bouchard has worked as a wildfire fighter, a social service worker, a journalist and researcher, a tree planter,  a forester, a scaffolder, a landscaper, a farmer, a tutor, and a handler for a professional dog sledding kennel. He writes fiction, commentary, memoir, and journalism, takes photos, records audio, and shoots video. His work has appeared in Canadian Running Magazine and The Malahat Review and online at Doyogawithme.com, and TheInnerCompass.org. He currently lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.