Anthony De Sa grew up in Toronto’s Portuguese community. His short fiction has been published in several North American literary magazines. He attended The Humber School for Writers and now heads the English department and directs the creative writing program at a high school for the arts. Barnacle Love, his first book, was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. His next book, Kicking the Sky, was a national bestseller. Anthony lives in Toronto with his wife and three sons.