Robert Hilles lives in Nanaimo, BC and won the Governor General’s Award for Poetry for Cantos from A Small Room. His first novel, Raising of Voices, won the George Bugnet Award. He has published eighteen books of poetry, four works of fiction, and two nonfiction books. His latest poetry collection is From God’s Angle (published in 2021) and his latest novel is Don’t Hang Your Soul on That (also published in 2021). A book of flash fiction called Pink Puppet is forthcoming. He is currently working on a new novel and a book of poems.