Mel Dagg is the author of three short story collections, Same Truck, Different Driver, Women on the Bridge, and Four Wheel Drift: Stories New and Selected. He has lived and worked in many parts of Canada as a teacher and technical writer, and has a PhD in Canadian literature from the University of New Brunswick.
Mel was born in Vancouver, BC, and raised on Vancouver Island. As a young man he worked as a deckhand on the famous ocean-going towboat Lloyd B. Gore. He and his wife currently divide their time between Mexico and Vancouver Island. Passage on the Cardena is Mel's first novel.
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada
through the Canada Book Fund (CBF), a part of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts and the BC Arts Council.