Lesley Choyce is the author of over 90 books of literary fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and young adult fiction. His previous verse novel, Jeremy Stone, was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award. He runs Pottersfield Press and has been teaching English and creative writing at Dalhousie and other universities for over thirty years. He has won The Dartmouth Book Award, The Atlantic Poetry Prize and The Ann Connor Brimer Award. He lives in East Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.