C.M. Therrien was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is of Okanagan/Syilx, Sto:lo, and French Canadian ancestry. Her literary focus consists of Y.A. and adult fiction, including fantasy, historical fiction, and contemporary.
C.M. Therrien holds a Masters of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Toronto. She currently resides in beautiful Port Moody, BC with her husband and dog.