About the Author

Anita Lahey


Anita Lahey is the author of The Mystery Shopping Cart: Essays on Poetry and Culture and two poetry collections: Spinning Side Kick and Out to Dry in Cape Breton. An award-winning magazine journalist, her most recent book, The Last Goldfish: A True Tale of Friendship, was a finalist for the Ottawa Book Award. Lahey serves as series editor of the annual anthology, Best Canadian Poetry. She lives in Ottawa with her family.