Krista Foss


Krista Foss is the author of the novels Half Life (available March 2021) and Smoke River (2014) both published by McClelland & Stewart. Her short fiction has appeared in several Canadian journals as well as Granta (UK) and has twice been a finalist for the Journey Prize. Her essay writing has been published in Best Canadian Essays and won the Prism International Creative Non-Fiction prize (2016). Smoke River won the Hamilton Literary Award and was optioned for film by Westwind Productions. She lives in Hamilton, Ontario.

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Best American Essays 2018*

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