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About the Author
MICHAEL CHRISTIE is the author of three books, most recently the novel Greenwood, which was an international bestseller, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, won the Arthur Ellis Award, and has been translated into 10 languages. If I Fall, If I Die, his previous novel, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Kirkus Prize, was selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice Pick, and was on numerous best-of 2015 lists. His linked collection of stories, The Beggar’s Garden, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, shortlisted for the Writers’ Trust Prize for Fiction, and won the Vancouver Book Award. A former carpenter and homeless shelter worker, he lives in Victoria, British Columbia, the unceded territory of the Lkwungen speaking people, and the Songhees, Esquimalt, and WSÁNEC First Nations.