David Bezmozgis is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. He is the author of the story collections Immigrant City and Natasha and Other Stories, and the novels The Betrayers and The Free World. His books have been nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, The Governor-General’s Award, the Trillium Prize and won the Amazon.ca First Novel Award and the National Jewish Book Award. David’s first feature film, Victoria Day, premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. His second feature, was an adaptation of his story Natasha. David lives in Toronto and is the Creative Director of the Humber School for Writers.