Megan Gail Coles
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Megan Gail Coles is the Cofounder and Artistic Director of Poverty Cove Theatre Company, for whom she has written numerous award-winning plays. Her debut short-fiction collection, Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome, won the BMO Winterset Award, the ReLit Award, the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award and the Writers’ Trust of Canada 5×5 Prize. Her debut novel, Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the BMO Winterset Award. The Executive Director of Riddle Fence and a PhD candidate at Concordia University, Megan lives in St. John’s.