MICHAEL WINTER’S first novel, This All Happened, won the inaugural Winterset Award and was nominated for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. The Big Why was shortlisted for the Trillium Award and the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, and longlisted for the International IMPAC Literary Award. It was also a Globe and Mail Top 100 book for 2004 and an Amazon.ca Editor’s Pick of 25 literary books of the year worldwide. Winter’s new book, The Architects Are Here (Penguin), offers his signature blend of astute characterization and brilliant styling. Originally from Newfoundland, Winter now divides his time between Corner Brook and Toronto.