Shaena Lambert is the author of four works of fiction: Petra, Oh, My Darling, Radiance and The Falling Woman. Her work has been nominated for the Atwood Gibson Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, the Ethel Wilson Award, the Evergreen Award, and the Frank O’Connor Award for the Short Story. Her stories have been anthologized four times in Best Canadian Stories, as well as in the Journey Prize Anthology, and published in The Walrus, Zoetrope All Story, Ploughshares, Toronto Life and other magazines. Her recent novel, Petra, was inspired by German activist Petra Kelly who transformed environmental politics, only to find herself caught in a triangle of love, jealousy and murder. The Boston Review wrote: “As a work of historical fiction, Petra brings Kelly to the fore in a way that no biography or work of scholarship yet has.” Petra won the 2021 BC and Yukon Book Prize Ethel Wilson Award for fiction, and was a CBC best book of the year.