Eugene Meese was an editorial writer and columnist with The Albertan during Calgary's first boom in the 1970s, and a reporter and editor with the Daily Journal Record in Oakville, ON. His writing has also appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun, The London Free Press, and The Ottawa Journal; and in the magazines Atlantic Insight, The Novascotian, and The Owl. For 25 years, he was a professor of journalism at the University of King's College in Halifax, NS. He now lives in Truro, NS, with his wife, Donna.
His first mystery novel, A Magpie's Smile, was released in Summer 2009.