MAUREEN MEDVED is a novelist, screenwriter, playwright and Associate Professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia. She has written essays on television and film. Her debut novel, The Tracey Fragments, was published by House of Anansi Press, and Maureen’s screen adaptation (directed by Bruce MacDonald and starring Ellen Page) opened the Panorama program of the 57th annual Berlin International Film Festival and won the Manfred Salzgeber Prize. Her novel Black Star was published in 2018. A non-fiction collection will be forthcoming in 2019.