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Seyward Goodhand grew up in the GTA and has lived in Toronto, England, and now Winnipeg. Her stories have been shortlisted for the Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize and a National Magazine Award, and longlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize. Her first collection of stories, Even That Wildest Hope (Invisible Publishing), was a finalist for the Manitoba Book Awards' Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction and the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, and longlisted for the 2020 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. She has a PhD in English from the University of Toronto.