Lauren B. Davis's new novel, "The Empty Room" will be published by Harper Collins Canada in May, 2013. Her most recent work is the critically acclaimed novel "Our Daily Bread," which was longlisted for the ScotiaBank Giller Prize and named one of the "Very Best Books of the Year" by the Boston Globe and The Globe & Mail.
She is also the author of the bestselling and highly praised novels "The Radiant City," (HarperCollins Canada 2005) a finalist for the Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize; and "The Stubborn Season" (Harper Collins Canada, 2002), chosen for the Robert Adams Lecture Series; as well as two collections short stories, An Unrehearsed Desire (Exile Editions, 2008) and Rat Medicine & Other Unlikely Curatives (Mosaic Press, 2000). Her short fiction has also been shortlisted for the CBC Literary Awards and she is the recipient of two Mid-Career Writer Sustaining grants from the Canadian Council for the Arts - 2000 and 2006. Lauren leads the Sharpening the Quill Writer's Workshops in Princeton, is a past mentor with the Humber College School for Writers, Toronto, and past Writer-in-Residence at Trinity Church, Princeton. For more information, please visit her website at: www.laurenbdavis.com