2024 Festival:
October 21–27

Sam Shelstad


SAM SHELSTAD's debut novel, Citizens of Light, won the 2023 Crime Writers of Canada Award for Best First Crime Novel. He is the author of the short story collection Cop House and his fiction has appeared in magazines including The Walrus and The New Quarterly. He contributes to McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. You can find him online at samshelstad.com.

2023 Reading List: