Heather O’Neill

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Heather O’Neill is a novelist, short story writer, poet, and essayist. Her work, which includes Lullabies for Little Criminals, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night, and Daydreams of Angels, has been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, The Orange Prize for Fiction, and the Scotiabank Giller Prize in two consecutive years, and has won CBC Canada Reads, The Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and the Danuta Gleed Award. Her latest novel The Lonely Hearts Hotel was published in February 2017 and was longlisted for the Bailey’s Prize for Women’s Fiction. Born and raised in Montreal, O’Neill lives there today.