Born in Bill Quay in the north of England and raised in Newfoundland and Labrador, Kathleen Winter is the author of the international bestseller Annabel. The novel was a finalist for the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and the Orange Prize for Fiction and CBC’s Canada Reads. Her first collection of short stories, boYs, won the Winterset and Metcalf-Rooke Awards. Kathleen’s recent book, Boundless, has been nominated for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust for Nonfiction and the RBC Taylor Prize. A long-time resident of St. John’s Newfoundland, she now lives in Montreal.