EMILY SCHULTZ's previous works of fiction include Black Coffee Night and Joyland, which received rave reviews and award nominations. She has also published an acclaimed book of poetry, Songs for the Dancing Chicken. Both her novels Heaven is Small and The Blondes were finalists for the Trillium Award. Schultz is the co-founder, with husband Brian Joseph Davis, of the popular and influential online literary magazine Joyland. She currently divides her time between her native southwestern Ontario and New York City. The author lives in New York, New York.