Carrie Mac is an award-winning author of twelve novels for the young adult (YA) audience, including eight contemporary novels and four works of speculative fiction. Her latest book is 10 Things I Can See From Here from Knopf, New York. She has also published short stories in journals such as Prism, Room, and The New Quarterly among others. Her essay If You Have A Good Seal The Chest Will Rise won the CBC Literary Prize for Creative Non-fiction. She lives in East Vancouver with her children.