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. Flannery, published by Groundwood Books, is her first young adult novel. 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.
House of Anansi Press – Sixteen-year-old Flannery Malone has it bad. She’s been in love with Tyrone O’Rourke since the days she still believed in Santa Claus. But Tyrone has grown from a dorky kid into an outlaw graffiti artist, the rebel-with-a-cause of Flannery’s dreams, literally too cool for school. Listen to an EMWF podcast and Q&A with Lisa Moore here.