Iain Reid

Iain Reid’s first book, the critically acclaimed comic memoir, One Bird’s Choice, won the CBC Bookie Award for Best Nonfiction Book of the year and was translated into multiple languages. His most recent book, The Truth About Luck, was named by the Globe and Mail as one of the best books of 2013.

In 2012, Reid was named by the Globe and Mail as a top-5 up-and-coming Canadian author. He writes a regular column about books and writing for the National Post. Reid is a graduate of Queen’s University where he studied history, English literature and philosophy.


The Truth About Luck House of Anansi
(Spring 2013)
One Bird’s Choice
(House of Anansi, 2010) Best Non-fiction Book, CBC Bookies Awards, 2010

Agent: Samantha Haywood