Byron Rempel is a novelist, editor, journalist and writer of all trades. His book No Limits won the International Ski History Association’s Ullr Award in Aspen, Colorado, in 2008. His previous book, Truth is Naked, an autobiographical exaggeration, was named one of the Globe & Mail’s Books of the Year in 2006, and was also a finalist for the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction. His first novel True Detective has disappeared off the face of the earth. Rempel has worked in circuses in Paris and Italy, been writer-in-residence for a Maya archaeological dig in Belize, tended bar in London, picked grapes in Beaujolais and picked stones in Manitoba. His journalism has appeared in The National Post, Saturday Night Magazine, and Discovery Travel Online, among others. He lives in the Laurentians.