Claire Tacon


Claire Tacon’s first novel, In the Field, was the winner of the 2010 Metcalf-Rooke award. Her fiction has been short-listed for the Bronwen Wallace Award, the CBC Literary Awards and the Playboy College Fiction Contest, and has appeared in journals and anthologies such as The New Quarterlysub-TERRAIN and Best Canadian Short Stories. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and is a past fiction editor of PRISM international. Recently, Claire was an artist in residence as part of Dreamwalker Dance Company’s Shebang collective. She lectures at St. Jerome’s University and, in her off-time, enjoys home-brewing and nerdy German strategy games. Claire is working on her second novel.