Grant Lawrenceis an award-winning author, music journalist, and host with CBC Radio. He can be heard on the CBC Radio 3 Podcast with Grant Lawrence and on various regional and national programs on CBC Radio 1. Grant is the author of two books: his bestselling debut Adventures in Solitude: What Not To Wear To A Nude Potluck and other stories from Desolation Sound, and his latest The Lonely End of the Rink: Confessions of a Reluctant Goalie. Previously, Grant was the lead singer of the notorious Vancouver band The Smugglers. Grant is also the goaltender of the arts-based beer league hockey team the Vancouver Flying Vees. He is married to singer Jill Barber, and they live together in East Vancouver with their son Joshua.