Annabel Lyon’s story collection Oxygen and book of novellas The Best Thing for You, were published in Canada to wide acclaim. The Golden Mean, her first novel, was a Canadian bestseller and is being published in six languages. It won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and was nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Award and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Her eagerly anticipated follow-up is The Sweet Girl. Lyon lives in New Westminster with her husband and two children.