Heather O’Neill was born in Montreal. Her writing has appeared in publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Toronto Life, Geist, Broken Pencil, This Magazine and The Journey Prize Stories. She is also a regular contributor to Public Radio International’s This American Life and CBC’s Radio One’s WireTap. In 1998, O’Neill published the collection of poetry, Two Eyes Are You Sleeping (DC Books). Her first novel, Lullabies for Little Criminals, was published in the fall of 2006 and won the 2007 edition of Canada Reads. Her next two books, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night and Daydreams of Angels, were both shortlisted for the Giller Prize. Heather’s credits also include the screenplay for John L’Ecuyer’s 2000 film St. Jude. She currently lives in Montreal.