William Deverell has worked as a journalist and lawyer, and he is a founder and honourary director of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. He is the creator of CBC’s long-running television series Street Legal, which has aired internationally in more than 50 countries. He is also the recipient of multiple literary awards, including the $50,000 Seal Prize, the Dashiell Hammett Award for literary excellence and the Arthur Ellis prize in crime writing. He was recently awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters by Simon Fraser University. Deverell presents the sixth novel in the acclaimed Arthur Beauchamp series, Sing a Worried Song.