Jaspreet Singh’s Seventeen Tomatoes: Tales from Kashmir won the Quebec Writers’ Federation 2004 First Book Prize. In 2002, Quill & Quire magazine identified him as one of “five new talents to watch.” Singh grew up in India and moved in 1990 to Canada, where he received his PhD in chemical engineering from McGill University. His stories have appeared in Alphabet City (MIT Press), ascent, Coming Attractions, subTerrain, Maisonneuve, Fiddlehead, and Francis Ford Coppola’s Zoetrope. His work has been featured on CBC Radio’s special Remembrance Day edition on “perspectives on war in the previous century”. He lives in Montreal.