JANICE KULYK KEEFER is widely admired for her novels, short story collections, poetry and non-fiction, a list which includes such titles as Honey and Ashes, The Paris-Napoli Express, and Reading Mavis Gallant. Both The Green Library and Under Eastern Eyes were nominated for Governor General’s Awards, and Traveling Ladies was short-listed for the Commonwealth Prize. Marrying the Sea won the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry. She has received the Martin Engel Award, two prizes from the CBC Radio Literary Competition and several National Magazine Awards. Her new novel is The Ladies’ Lending Library (HarperCollins). Kulyk Keefer lives in Toronto.