Holley Rubinsky is a fiction writer in British Columbia, Canada. She is the author of At First I Hope for Rescue, Knopf Canada, Picador in the U.S., and Rapid Transits and Other Stories, Polestar, and Beyond This Point (McClelland & Stewart, 2006). She won the $10,000 Journey Prize for the story "Rapid Transits," and a Gold Medal for fiction at The National Magazine Awards. In 2006, she created a weekly educational radio program, The Writers' Show. She is represented by Morty Mint and is at work on a collection of very short stories.