Alex Pugsley is a writer and filmmaker. Following the publication of his first novel, Aubrey McKee, he was named one of CBC’s Writers to Watch. He has been nominated for Canadian Comedy Awards, Hot Doc Awards, National Magazine Awards, and is a winner of the Writers’ Trust Journey Prize. His fiction has appeared in The Walrus, Best Canadian Stories, Brick, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, among other publications. His next book, The Education of Aubrey McKee, the second in a multi-part series, is forthcoming from Biblioasis.