Born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Lisa Moore is the acclaimed author of February, which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and selected as one of The New Yorker's Best Books of the Year. Her novel Alligator was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the Commonwealth Fiction Prize (Canada and the Caribbean). She is a three-time finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, most recently for her novel Caught, which was a national bestseller. Her 2018 collection of short fiction, Something for Everyone, won the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award
and the Alistair MacLeod Prize for Short Fiction. Lisa has written for Elle and The Guardian, and her work has been translated into Italian, Spanish, Russian, German, Turkish and French. She teaches creative writing at Memorial University.