Lynn Coady is an award-winning author, editor, and journalist. Her first novel, Strange Heaven, was nominated for a Governor General’s Award. The next three – Play the Monster Blind, Saints of Big Harbour, and Mean Boy – were all named Globe and Mail Top 100 books. Coady has been awarded the Canadian Authors Association/Air Canada Award for the best writer under thirty, and the Dartmouth Book and Writing Award for fiction. her popular advice column “Group Therapy”, runs weekly in the Globe and Mail. Anansi releases The Antagonist, her new novel, this fall. Originally from Cape Breton Island, Coady now lives and writes in Edmonton AB.