Grant Buday is the author of eight books. Two of his works, White Lung and Monday Night Man have been nominated for the City of Vancouver Book Prize. A selection of his novel White Lung won the Fiction Category of the 1997 Western Magazine Awards. His writing has appeared in subTerrain, Vancouver Review and most recently, Canadian Notes and Queries. For six years, he taught English at Kwantlen University College and Langara College in Vancouver. He has lived on Mayne Island for eight years.