Anne Michaels is a novelist and poet. Her books are translated into more than 50 languages and have won dozens of international awards, including the Orange Prize, the Guardian Fiction Prize and the Lannan Award for Fiction. Among many other honours she is a Guggenheim Fellow, has received honorary degrees and has served as Toronto’s Poet Laureate. She has been shortlisted for the Giller Prize, the Governor-General’s Award, the Griffin Poetry Prize and longlisted for the IMPAC Award. Her novel Fugitive Pieces was adapted for film. Her most recent books include All We Saw, Infinite Gradation and Railtracks.