'She came to us from Kansas City with smoke in her habit, shorn hair glinting copper. She came with her guitar and her firm belief in penance and her expertise in all things eschatological.'
Zsuzsi Gartner is the author of the short fiction collections Better Living Through Plastic Explosives and All the Anxious Girls on Earth, the editor of Darwin’s Bastards: Astounding Tales from Tomorrow, and the creative director of Vancouver Review’s Blueprint BC Fiction Series. Better Living Through Plastic Explosives was shortlisted for the 2011 Giller Prize. Zsuzsi is a long-time contributing reviewer for The Globe & Mail. Zsuzsi lives in Vancouver.