Grant Lawrence

Grant Lawrence is a writer, broadcaster, host, musician, and journalist based in Vancouver BC. Presently the national and regional host at CBC Radio 1, 2, and 3, he is considered by many to be the leading voice in independent music in Canada. Prior to radio, Grant was the lead singer of The Smugglers, the internally acclaimed Vancouver garage band that released eight albums and toured throughout the world.Grant’s books are both Canadian bestsellers and his debut, Adventures in Solitude, was a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction in 2011.

More information about Grant Lawrence can be found on his website:


The Lonely End of the Rink Confessions of a Reluctant Goalie (Douglas & McIntyre, 2013)
Adventures in Solitude
What Not To Wear to a Nude Potluck and other Stories from Desolation Sound
(Harbour Publishing, 2010)Finalist, Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, 2011
Shortlisted, Edna Staebler Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2011
Shortlist, Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
Shortlist, Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award

Agent: Samantha Haywood