Jessica Westhead

Jessica Westhead’s fiction has been shortlisted for the CBC Literary Awards, selected for the Journey Prize anthology, and nominated for a National Magazine Award. Her novel Pulpy & Midge (Coach House Books, 2007) was nominated for the ReLit Award. Her short story collection And Also Sharks (Cormorant Books, 2011) was a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book, one of Kobo’s Best Ebooks of 2011, and a finalist for the Danuta Gleed Short Fiction Prize. CBC Books has called Jessica one of the “10 Canadian women writers you need to read now.”

Jessica is represented by: Sam Hiyate

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