KENNETH BONERT's short stories have appeared in Grain and the Fiddlehead. His story "Packers and Movers" was shortlisted for the Journey Prize and his novella "Peacekeepers, 1995" appeared in McSweeney's. The Lion Seeker is his first novel. A one-time journalist, his articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail, the National Post and other publications. Born in South Africa, he now calls Toronto home.