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 Globe & Mail, Buzzfeed, and CBC Book of the Year––soon to be translated into Italian by Edizioni Black Coffee.

Dey's debut, STUNT, was a finalist for the Amazon First Novel Award. Her plays have been produced internationally and nominated for the Governor General’s and Trillium Book Awards.

Dey’s writing and interviews have appeared in many publications including The Believer, Lit Hub and The Paris Review, where Dey's essay, Mothers As Makers of Death, went viral. 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.