Elizabeth Renzetti is a national columnist with The Globe and Mail. Elizabeth’s first novel, Based on a True Story, was published by House of Anansi Press in June 2014, and became a national bestseller. It was also published in 2015 by Allen & Unwin (Australia) and Atlantic Books (UK). Her collection of original essays, Shrewed, was published in March, 2018 by House of Anansi Press. For a dozen years, Elizabeth was a correspondent in the Globe’s London and Los Angeles bureaus, where she learned to shake her fist at the sun and the rain with equal vigour. While avoiding cleaning, she enjoys old movies, horse racing, travel, and not cleaning. She lives in Toronto with her husband, two children and a cat named Perdu who keeps getting lost.