Kathy Page’s two most recent story collections, Paradise & Elsewhere, and The Two of Us, were both nominated for the Giller Prize. Her eight novels include Dear Evelyn; The Story of My Face, long-listed for the Orange Prize in 2002; Alphabet, shortlisted for a Governor General’s Award in 2005; and The Find, shortlisted for the 2011 ReLit Novel Award. She is also a winner of the Bridport International Prize for short fiction and the Traveller Award, and a contributor to many prose anthologies. Kathy teaches creative writing at Vancouver Island University. She lives on Salt Spring Island with her husband and two children.