Ace Baker


In-Person Conference

Ace Baker is a writer, poet, and writing coach from Vancouver, Canada. His short story, “Victory Girl,” won the Storyteller Award, and his poetry has won the SIWC, PNWA, and Magpie awards, among others. Both his prose and poetry have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and National Magazine Awards. He has taught creative writing for more than twenty years, and has seen hundreds of those he works with publish poetry, flash fiction, short stories, personal essays, memoirs, and novels (including award-winners). A collection of his short stories, How to Make a Killing Jar, was published in August, 2023 and is now available. He loves visiting book clubs (in person or virtually), giving writing workshops, and reading others’ amazing creations as well–maybe yours? Feel free to contact him at (that one never fails!).

As a multi-year SiWC attendee whose writing career has blossomed, Ace is one of this year’s two SiWC Success Story Presenters.