CLAUDIA DEY is the author of HEARTBREAKER, (Random House, HarperCollins, The Borough Press), listed as one of the Most Anticipated Books of 2018 by Entertainment Weekly, The Millions, Publishers Weekly and Buzzfeed––also, a Staff Pick at The Paris Review, and soon to be translated into Italian for Edizioni Black Coffee.
Dey's first novel, STUNT, was a finalist for the Amazon First Novel Award, and a Globe & Mail and Quill & Quire Book of the Year. 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, Rookie Mag, Largehearted Boy 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, worked as a horror film actress, a cook in lumber camps across northern Canada, and is co-designer of Horses Atelier.
She lives in Toronto.