Michael Christie is the author of the novel If I Fall, If I Die, which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Kirkus Prize, was selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice Pick, as well as being on numerous best-of 2015 lists. His linked collection of stories, The Beggar’s Garden, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, shortlisted for the Writers’ Trust Prize for Fiction, and won the Vancouver Book Award. His essays and books reviews have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Globe and Mail. Greenwood, his most recent novel, is an international bestseller, which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the Arthur Ellis Award for best novel.
A former carpenter and homeless shelter worker, he divides his time between Victoria and Galiano Island, where he lives with his wife, the novelist Cedar Bowers, and two sons in a timber frame house that he built himself.
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