Nicholas Ruddock’s award-winning poetry and fiction have been widely published in Canada and abroad. His novel, The Parabolist (Doubleday, 2010), was shortlisted for the Toronto Book Award. He was recently shortlisted for the prestigious Sunday Times (UK) EFG Short-Story Prize. In 2014, Breakwater published his stellar short-story collection How Loveta Got Her Baby. Ruddock lives in Guelph.