Douglas Glover was recipient of the 2006 Writers' Trust of Canada Timothy Findley Award for his body of work. His bestselling novel Elle won the Governor General's Award and was a finalist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. A Guide to Animal Behaviour was a finalist for the 1991 Governor General's Award, and 16 Categories of Desire was shortlisted for the 2000 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Award.
Glover's stories have been frequently anthologized, notably in The Best American Short Stories, Best Canadian Stories, and The New Oxford Book of Canadian Stories. He edited Best Canadian Stories from 1996 to 2006. He is the author of three works of literary criticism, including The Enamoured Knight, a recent book on Don Quixote. In addition, Glover publishes the online literary magazine Numéro Cinq.
Born and raised in southwestern Ontario, Douglas Glover now lives near Saratoga Springs, New York. He is currently Writer-in-Residence at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton.
Enjoy Numéro cinq, Douglas Glover's blog, here