Suzette Mayr is the author of four novels: Moon Honey, The Widows, Venemous Hum (Arsenal Pulp Press), and Monoceros (Coach House Books). Her NeWest titles are Moon Honey, which was nominated for the Henry Kreisel Award for Best First Book and the Georges Bugnet award for Best Novel, and The Widows, which was nominated for the Commonwealth Prize for Best Book in the Canada-Caribbean Region. Her latest novel, Monoceros, was the winner of the 2012 ReLit Award and the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Award, was longlisted for the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize; and was nominated for the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction and the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction. She currently teaches Creative Writing at the University of Calgary.