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Lynn Coady

Lynn Coady is a novelist and essayist whose fiction has been garnering acclaim since her first novel, Strange Heaven, was published and subsequently nominated for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction when she was twenty-eight. Her short story collection Hellgoing won the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada’s most prestigious literary award, for which her novel The Antagonist was also nominated in 2011. Her books have been published in the UK, US, Holland, France, and Germany. Coady has been a journalist, magazine editor, and advice columnist, and is currently writing for television. She divides her time between Edmonton and Toronto. Follow her on Twitter @Lynn_Coady.

Books by Lynn Coady

Watching You Without Me

by (author) Lynn Coady

Ten Canadian Writers in Context

edited by Marie Carriere, Curtis Gillespie & Jason Purcell
contributions by Lynn Coady, Ying Chen, Michael Crummey, Jennifer Bowering Delisle, Kit Dobson, Caterina Edwards, Marina Endicott, Lawrence Hill, Daniel Laforest, Alice Major, Don Perkins, Julie Rodgers, Joseph Pivato, Eden Robinson, Gregory Scofield, Winfried Siemerling, Pamela Sing, Maïté Snauwaert, Kim Thúy & Angela Van Essen

Who Needs Books?

Reading in the Digital Age

by (author) Lynn Coady
introduction by Paul Kennedy


by (author) Alden Nowlan, Douglas Glover, Shauna Singh Baldwin, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer & Mark Anthony Jarman
by (artist) Lynn Coady

The Three Marys

by (author) Lynn Coady

The Three Marys

by (author) Lynn Coady

Like This


by (author) Leo McKay Jr.
introduction by Lynn Coady



by (author) Lynn Coady


by (author) Lynn Coady

The Antagonist

by (author) Lynn Coady

Strange Heaven

by (author) Lynn Coady
afterword by Marina Endicott

The Journey Prize Stories 20

The Best of Canada's New Writers

by (author) Various
edited by Lynn Coady, Heather O'Neill & Neil Smith

The Anansi Reader

edited by Lynn Coady

Mean Boy

by (author) Lynn Coady

Saints of Big Harbour

by (author) Lynn Coady


Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland

by (author) Lesley Choyce, Alistair MacLeod, Joan Clark, Wayne Johnston, Carol Bruneau, Maureen Hull, David Helwig, Herb Curtis, Anne Simpson, Lynn Coady, Donna Morrissey, J.J. Steinfeld, Budge Wilson, John Steffler, Helen Fogwill Porter, Wayne Curtis, Bernice Morgan, David Adams Richards, Joan Baxter & Sheldon Currie

Play the Monster Blind

by (author) Lynn Coady

Home for Christmas

edited by Sabine Campbell
by (author) Ray Guy, Ann Copeland, Robert B. Richards, Maureen Hull, David Helwig, Kelly Cooper, Anne Simpson, Sue Sinclair, Susan Haley, Mary Tunney, Harry Bruce, Bernice Morgan, Brian Bartlett, Syr Ruus, Herb Curtis, Lynn Coady, Ted Russell, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Ephie Carrier, Jess Bond, Patrick O'Flaherty, David Weale, Robert Gibbs, Paul Bowdring, Clarissa Hurley, John Steffler, Wayne Johnston & Mary Jane Losier