Thea Lim is the author of An Ocean of Minutes and her writing has been published in Granta, The Nation, The Paris Review, Best Canadian StoriesThe GuardianThe Globe and MailGuernica, and others. She holds an MFA from the University of Houston. She’s always honoured to be entrusted with the words of other writers, whether as an editor at Gulf Coast, as a book critic, as creative writing faculty at many schools including Sheridan College, the University of Toronto, and the Flying Books School of Reading and Writing, as a mentor at Diaspora Dialogues, the Writers Union of Canada, and the University of Guelph, or as an arts council jury member. She grew up in Singapore and now lives with her family in Toronto.