Anthony De Sa
Anthony De Sa’s work draws heavily upon his experiences growing up in Toronto’s Portuguese community. Barnacle Love, his first book of interlocking stories, was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Toronto Book Award. De Sa’s second book, Kicking the Sky, was a national bestseller. A graduate of the University of Toronto, he attended the Humber School for Writers and Ryerson University. He now heads the English department and directs the creative writing program at a Toronto high school for the arts. He lives in Toronto with his wife and three sons.