Thea Lim is the author of An Ocean of Minutes, which was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and has been translated into three languages. Her writing has been published in Granta, The Paris Review, Best Canadian StoriesThe GuardianThe Globe and MailGuernica, and others. She holds an MFA from the University of Houston and previously served as nonfiction editor at Gulf Coast. She grew up in Singapore and now lives with her family in Toronto, where she is a professor of creative writing.