About the Author

M.A.C. Farrant


M.A.C. Farrant is the author of seventeen works of fiction, non-fiction, memoir, two plays, and over one hundred book reviews and essays. The World Afloat: Miniatures, a collection of very short fiction, and volume one in a trilogy of miniature fiction, was published by Talonbooks in 2014 and won the City of Victoria Book Butler Book Prize for that year. The Days: Forecasts, Warnings, Advice, volume two in the series, was published by Talon in 2016 and was a finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for 2017 and the 2017 ReLit Award. The third collection in the series, The Great Happiness, appeared in the spring of 2019. “Farrant’s work is infused with iconoclastic innovation” (Globe and Mail). The Ottawa Citizen has called Farrant “one of the best humourists in the land.” BC Bookworld has called her “Canada’s most acerbic and intelligent humourist.” She has been described in print on numerous occasions as “the bizarro Alice Munro.”