Marina Endicott’s newest novel, The Little Shadows, was recently long-listed for the prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her previous novel, Good to a Fault, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, Canada and the Caribbean, and was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her first novel, Open Arms, was shortlisted for the Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award. Endicott has been an actor, director, playwright and editor. She was born in British Columbia, grew up mostly in Nova Scotia and Toronto, and now lives in Edmonton, Alberta, where she teaches at the University of Edmonton and writes.