Douglas Smith is an award-winning Canadian author described by <em>Library Journal </em>as "one of Canada's most original writers of speculative fiction." His fiction has been published in twenty-six languages and thirty-two countries. <br><br>His work includes the urban fantasy novel, <em>The Wolf at the End of the World</em>, and the collections <em>Chimerascope</em>, <em>Impossibilia</em>, and <em>La Danse des Esprits</em>. His non-fiction guide for writers, <em>Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction</em>, is a must read for any short story writer. <br><br> Doug is a three-time winner of Canada's Aurora Award, and has been a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award, CBC's Bookies Award, Canada's juried Sunburst Award, and France's juried Prix Masterton and Prix Bob Morane.