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.
Heave was also longlisted for the 2011 CBC Canada Reads Novels of the Decade. Her novella, Dead Time, was published by Annick Press in 2011. Conlin’s short fiction has appeared in literary journals including Best Canadian Stories, Numéro Cinq, Room Magazine, blood + aphorisms, and Fireweed. 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.
Her new novel, The Memento is available at Amazon, Chapters Indigo and in your local independent bookstore. Links are on the home page
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