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Emily Austin

Emily Austin

Emily Austin was born in Ontario, Canada, and received a writing grant from the Canadian Council for the Arts in 2020. She studied English literature and library science at Western University. She currently lives in Ottawa. Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead, her first novel, was nominated for the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. Interesting Facts About Space is her second novel.

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