Y. S. LEE’s fiction includes the young adult mystery series The Agency (Candlewick Press), which has been translated into six languages. Her work has either won or been shortlisted for various prizes including the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s inaugural John Spray Mystery Award, the Ontario Library Association’s Red Maple Award, and the Arthur Ellis Award. Her first novel for adults was nominated for the K. M. Hunter Artist Award as a work-in-progress. This year, Ying began to explore poetry as a member of The Villanelles writers’ group. She lives in Kingston, Ontario, within traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee territory.

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