Shaena Lambert is an award-winning author of three books, Oh, My Darling, Radiance and The Falling Woman. She has mentored writers and taught writing for over 15 years at some of Canada’s finest writing schools, including The Humber School for Writers and The Writers’ Studio at SFU. Her work has been selected 4 times for Best Canadian Stories, been a finalist for the Writer’s Trust Award, the BC Book Prize, and been long-listed for the Frank O’Connor Award for the Short Story. All three of her books were chosen as Best Books of the Year by the Globe and Mail. Her approach to crafting stories was recently featured in The Canadian Short Story, edited by John Metcalf (Biblioasis, 2018).
Shaena’s fiction has been published in The Walrus, Zoetrope: All Story, Canadian Notes & Queries, Ploughshares (selected by Colm Toibin), The Journey Prize Anthology, The North American Review, Marvels and Tales, The Toronto Life Summer Fiction issue and many other publications. Writers that Shaena has mentored have gone on to win major prizes, secure literary agents, and publish prominently in Canada and internationally.