Wayne Grady

Wayne Grady is the author of fourteen acclaimed non-fiction books, including Breakfast at the Exit Cafe (written with Merilyn Simonds), Bringing Back the Dodo, and The Bone Museum, and he has edited eleven anthologies of literary fiction and nonfiction. He is also the translator of fifteen novels from the French, winning a Governor General’s Award for Translation and being shortlisted two more times. He has just released his first novel, Emancipation Day (Random House Canada), a surprising exploration of the cross-sections of race and Canadian culture in WWII. Grady teaches creative nonfiction the University of British Columbia, and lives with his wife, writer Merilyn Simonds, near Kingston ON.