Michael Helm

Michael Helm is the author of The Projectionist, a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, In the Place of Last Things, a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and a regional Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, and, most recently, Cities of Refuge. His writings on fiction, poetry, and photography have appeared in North American newspapers and magazines, including Brick, where he serves as editor. He teaches at York University, in Toronto. His latest novel, After James (McClelland & Stewart), combines elements of horror, mystery and sci-fi, as the real and the unreal spiral and collide to reveal just how thin the line between truth and fiction really is.