About the Author
Stephen Gauer holds a BA in Communications from Simon Fraser University (2001) and a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia (2005). Stephen’s prize-winning short stories have been published in Descant, Prairie Fire, the Toronto Star, and Best Canadian Stories 10 (Oberon Press). He’s also written for Geist magazine and the Globe and Mail. His essay “Giving away the body” will appear in Body Parts, to be published by Brindle & Glass in 2012. Hold Me Now is Stephen’s first novel.