Monica Kidd was raised in the small town of Elnora, AB. Shortly after moving to Newfoundland in 1998, she began working full-time as a reporter for CBC Radio, where she won numerous awards for news stories and documentaries. She is the author of Actualities, a collection of poetry, as well as the novels The Momentum of Red and Beatrice.
After completing a B.Sc. in Zoology at the University of Calgary and a M.Sc. in Biology at Queen's University, she attended medical school at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. She is currently a medical resident in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Her latest title, Any Other Woman, was released in October 2008. In it she describes the thrilling and enlightening journey she took to uncover the mysteries of her family's past, going as far as Slovakia to finally unravel them.