Nicole Lundrigan

Nicole Lundrigan  is the author of five critically acclaimed novels — Glass Boys, The Widow Tree, Unraveling Arva, Thaw, and The Seary Line. The Substitute (Anansi) comes out in June, 2017.  Her work has appeared on best of the year selections of the Globe and Mail and NOW Magazine and she has been longlisted for the ReLit Award. Born in Ottawa and raised in Newfoundland, she now lives in Toronto with her family.  Lundrigan completed an MSc in anthropology from the University of Toronto, focusing on the degradation of DNA in skeletal remains, before freelancing for Mothering Magazine, The Halifax Daily Herald, and Law and Order: Police Management – and beginning her career as a novelist to great acclaim.  One reviewer commented that Lundrigan writes about Newfoundland “the way William Falkner wrote about the American south.” (Photo by Anna Lena Seemann)


The Substitute

The Substitute (House of Anansi) is a psychological thriller that follows the story of soft-spoken high school teacher Warren Botts, accused of killing 13-year old student Amanda.