Caroline Adderson is the author of four novels: A History of Forgetting, Sitting Practice, The Sky Is Falling and Ellen in Pieces). She has also written two collections of short stories, Bad Imaginings and Pleased To Meet You, as well as many books for young readers. Her work has received numerous award nominations including the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, two Commonwealth Writers’ Prizes, the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Rogers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist. Winner of three B.C. Book Prizes and three CBC Literary Awards, Adderson was also the recipient of the 2006 Marian Engel Award for mid-career achievement. She lives in Vancouver.