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Wahl_29I8450_alt4_WEBCLAUDIA DEY is a novelist, playwright and columnist. Her plays have been produced internationally and include The Gwendolyn Poems, which was nominated for the Governor General’s Award and the Trillium Award. Her debut novel, Stunt, was chosen by The Globe and Mail and Quill & Quire as a Best Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the First Novel Award. Dey’s writing has appeared in The Believer and, among others. Dey has also worked as a horror film actress, costume designer, and cook in lumber camps across northern Canada, and is co-founder and co-creator of the design label Horses Atelier.

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Claudia’s Books:

How To Be A Bush Pilot: A Field Guide to Getting Luckier

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HarperCollins Canada, October 2010



Coach House Books, Canada, April 2008

One of Quill & Quire’s Books of the Year 2008

Globe 100 Best Book, 2008


HarperCollins Canada, April 2018