Amy Jones is the author of the short fiction collection WHAT BOYS LIKE (Bibiloasis, 2009), which won the Metcalf-Rooke Award and was shortlisted for the ReLit Award, and the novel WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER (M&S 2016), which won the Northern Lit Award, was listed as one of the Best Books of 2016 in both Quill & Quire and the Globe & Mail, and was a finalist for the 2017 Leacock Award. She is a past winner of the CBC Short Story Prize and finalist for the Bronwen Wallace Award, and her short fiction has been anthologized in Best Canadian Stories 08 and 09 and The Journey Prize Stories 25 and 26.
Amy holds a BA in Theatre from Dalhousie University, an MA in Drama from the University of Toronto, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She has previously taught creative writing at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, and served as the Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop’s e-Writer in Residence in 2015. She currently teaches in the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto. Amy's second novel, EVERY LITTLE PIECE OF ME, is forthcoming from McClelland & Stewart in June 2019.
Amy is interested in short and long fiction of any genre. She is also open to compelling, inventive young adult fiction and humour writing. She is especially interested in reading about pop culture and technology, family dynamics, and complicated friendships. And sharks.
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