Pasha Malla is the author of five books, most recently Erratic Fire, Erratic Passion, a collection of “found sports poetry” co-assembled with Jeff Parker. His awards include the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, the Trillium Book Award, the Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction, and several National Magazine Awards. His books have been shortlisted for the Amazon.ca Best First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Prize (Best First Book, Canada & Caribbean), longlisted for the Giller Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and he has twice had stories included in the Journey Prize anthology. His books column appears monthly in The Globe and Mail and he teaches creative writing in the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto.