is a fiction writer and educator. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Equity Studies from OISE/University of Toronto. Her debut novel, The Wondrous Woo was published by Inanna Publications in 2013. Her second work of fiction is That Time I Loved You  a collection of linked stories set in Scarborough in the 1970s, was published in 2018 by Harper Collins Canada and will be released by Liveright/WW Norton in the US in February 2019. Both books were shortlisted for the Toronto Book Awards.