H(ubert) Nigel Thomas is the author of ten books and dozens of essays. His novels Spirits in the Dark and No Safeguards were shortlisted for the Quebec Writers Federation Hugh MacLennan Fiction Prize. In 2013 he was awarded Université Laval’s Hommage aux créateurs. His books Behind the Face of Winter and Lives: Whole and Otherwise have been translated into French. Nigel lives in Montreal.