Lynn Coady was raised in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and now lives in Vancouver. She was nominated for the 1998 Governor General's Award for Fiction and the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award and won the CAA's Air Canada Award and the Dartmouth Book and Writing Award for fiction for her first novel Strange Heaven. Lynn has published a number of short stories and a short story collection, Play the Monster Blind. She has also written award-winning plays and a screenplay.
Festivals: 1999, 2001