Aara Macauley’s passion for the written arts led her to pursue a B.A.H. in Classical Studies and an M.A. in Latin Literature from Queen’s University. Aara ran her own local retail business, Get Funky Boutique for four years and has been involved in the fundraising, event planning, and promotion committees for various local cabaret, film, and arts festivals.

She currently serves as Chair of the Reelout Arts Project Board of Directors, performs with local musicians the Huaraches, and is an unrepentant bookworm.

An accomplished juggler, Aara Macauley works as administrative assistant, writers services manager, box office manager and archivist for Kingston WritersFest. Also a discerning and eclectic reader, she sat on the 2015 programming committee. This year marks Aara’s first foray into moderating on the Kingston WritersFest stage.

Appearing in 24. Explore/Experiment/Invent: Short Fiction