Ashley Little received a BFA in Creative Writing and Film Studies at The University of Victoria. Her first novel, PRICK: Confessions of a Tattoo Artist (Tightrope Books, 2011) was shortlisted for a ReLit award. The New Normal (Orca, 2013)was nominated for the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Award. Ashley’s third novel, Anatomy of a Girl Gang (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2013), was a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Ashley lives in BC’s Okanagan Valley where she is completing her MFA. Ashley will serve as the 2014 Writer in Residence for Calgary’s Alexandra Writers Centre Society.