About the Author

Kevin Chong


Author

Kevin Chong is the author of seven books, including the novels The Plague, Beauty Plus Pity, and Baroque-a-Nova and the memoir My Year of the Racehorse. His work has been published in Canada, the US, France, Australia, and Macedonia, and has been shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Fiction Prize and a National Magazine Award. He lives in Vancouver, where he teaches in the University of British Columbia's Creative Writing Program and at The Writers' Studio at Simon Fraser University.