Born in Paisley, Ontario, writer and actor Liam Card studied writing at the University of Iowa and the University of North Carolina. He now lives in Toronto. His screenplay Textuality was made into a feature film starring Carly Pope, Jason Lewis, and Eric McCormack. Quill and Quire calls his new speculative fiction novel, Stopgap (Dundurn), “morally complex, boldly imaginative, tightly drawn” . It tells the story of a recently deceased grieving spirit who decides to rid the world of violent crime, and becomes the most notorious killer in history.