Christy Ann Conlin is a writer, broadcaster, rose enthusiast and motivational speaker who lives in Nova Scotia’s historic Annapolis Valley.
Her acclaimed first novel, Heave (2002), was a Globe and Mail “Top 100” book, a finalist for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award in 2003 and was shortlisted for the Thomas H. Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award and the Dartmouth Book Award.
Praise for her second novel, The Memento: “Lovely and sinister, The Memento is a gorgeous unveiling of the relentless darkness that awaits beneath the pristine, orderly beauties we so painstakingly impose.” —Lynn Coady, author of Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning Hellgoing.
Her non fiction essays have also appeared in numerous publications and anthologies. Christy Ann also hosted the popular 2012 CBC summer radio series Fear Itself. She teaches at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies online Creative Writing program. Christy Ann lives in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.