Zsuzsi Gartner is the author of the Scotiabank Giller Prize-shortlisted Better Living through Plastic Explosives and the acclaimed story collection All the Anxious Girls on Earth. She is also the editor of the award-winning anthology Darwin’s Bastards: Astounding Tales from Tomorrow. Her debut novel, The Beguiling, was a finalist for the 2020 Writers Trust Fiction Prize and a Globe & Mail “Best Book.” A French edition, Le Malenchantment de Sainte Lucy, was published in August, 2021 by Ḗditions Alto. She lives in Vancouver.
Every sentence in Zsuzsi Gartner’s debut novel The Beguiling is a masterclass in the art of fiction. –Robert J. Wiersem