Catherine Bush is the author of five novels, including Canada Reads long-listed Accusation, Trillium Award short-listed Claire’s Head, and bestselling The Rules of Engagement, which was also a New York Times Notable Book and a Globe and Mail Book of the Year. Her essays and reviews have appeared in the Globe and Mail, New York Times Magazine and more. Her climate change novel, Blaze Island, is written with the authority of science and the complexity of fiction. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Guelph and Coordinator of the Guelph Creative Writing MFA. She lives in Toronto.