Claudia Dey

CLAUDIA DEY, Author of Heartbreaker


Photograph by Norman Wong

Photograph by Norman Wong

CLAUDIA DEY is the author of HEARTBREAKER––a Paris Review Staff Pick, a GOOP Book Club Pick, a Globe & Mail, Buzzfeed, and CBC Book of the Year, and a finalist for the Trillium Book Award––and STUNT, a finalist for the Amazon First Novel Award. Her plays, TROUT STANLEY, THE GWENDOLYN POEMS and BEAVER have been produced internationally and nominated for the Governor General’s, the Dora, and Trillium Book Awards.

Dey’s essays and interviews have appeared in many publications including The Believer, Lit Hub, Hazlitt, Rookie Mag, Largehearted Boy and The Paris Review (MOTHERS AS MAKERS OF DEATH.)

Dey has also served as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of English at U of T and the Playwriting Program at the National Theatre School, worked as a horror film actress, a cook in lumber camps across northern Canada, and is co-designer of Horses Atelier. Called “one of the city’s most cherished writers” by VOGUE, Dey lives in Toronto with her musician husband and their two sons.