Lori Hahnel is the author of two novels, Love Minus Zero (Oberon, 2008) and After You’ve Gone (Thistledown, 2014), and a story collection, Nothing Sacred (Thistledown, 2009), which shortlisted for an Alberta Literary Award. Her work has been nominated for the Journey Prize three times and has appeared in over thirty publications across North America and in the U.K. Her credits include CBC Radio, The Fiddlehead, Joyland and The Saturday Evening Post. Work is forthcoming in 40 Below: Alberta’s Winter Anthology. Lori teaches creative writing at Mount Royal University and the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society.