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Photo Courtesy of Vancouver Public Library

Ashley Little received a BFA in Creative Writing and Film Studies from The University of Victoria and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. Her first novel, PRICK: Confessions of a Tattoo Artist (Tightrope Books, 2011) was a finalist for the ReLit award. The New Normal (Orca, 2013) won the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize. Ashley’s third novel, Anatomy of a Girl Gang (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2013), won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, was a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award, longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and has been optioned for television. Niagara Motel (Arsenal Pulp, 2016), was a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Confessions of a Teenage Leper (Penguin Randomhouse) is forthcoming in Fall 2018. Ashley lives in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.