Eileen Cook is a multi-published author with her novels appearing in eight languages. Her books have been optioned for film and TV. She spent most of her teen years wishing she were some someone else or somewhere else, which is great training for a writer.

Her novel The Hanging Girl/One Lie Too Many won the John Spray Award for best mystery in 2019. Her most recent novel You Owe Me a Murder came out in March 2019. She’s an instructor/mentor with The Creative Academy and Simon Fraser University Writer’s Studio Program, where she loves helping other writers.

Eileen lives in Vancouver with two very naughty dogs. She will be facilitating a  workshop entitled Building Better Characters on Saturday morning and conducting blue pencil sessions in the afternoon during CanWrite! 2019.