Born in Vancouver, BC, Keath Fraser won the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award for his 1995 novel Popular Anatomy, while his 1985 collection of stories and novels, Foreign Affairs, was short-listed for a Governor General’s Award for Fiction and won the Ethel Wilson Prize. Fraser is the author of the memoir The Voice Gallery: Travels With A Glass Throat and editor of the anthology Bad Trips: A Sometimes Terrifying, Sometimes Hilarious Collection of Writing on the Perils of the Road.