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. Her most recent novel, Heaven is Small, was a finalist for the prestigious 2010 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.