Elisabeth de Mariaffi’s first book of short stories, “How to Get Along with Women”, was longlisted for the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her poetry and short fiction have been widely published in magazines across Canada. Her debut novel, “The Devil You Know”, was named one of the Best Books of 2015 by The Globe and Mail and the National Post, and was shortlisted for the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award. Elisabeth lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland, with the poet George Murray and their combined brood of four children, making them CanLit’s version of the Brady Brunch.
Marissa Stapley, bestselling author of “Mating for Life”, is a newspaper journalist and a National Magazine Award–nominated magazine writer. She writes a commercial fiction review column, Shelf Love, for The Globe and Mail. She lives in Toronto with her husband and two children. Visit her atMarissaStapley.com or follow her on Twitter @MarissaStapley.