Thomas Trofimuk’s first novel, The 52nd Poem, won the George Bugnet Novel of the Year Award and the City of Edmonton Book Prize at the 2003 Alberta Book Awards. His second novel, Doubting Yourself to the Bone, was named as one of the Globe and Mail’s top 100 must-read books for 2006. Waiting for Columbus was published in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Serbia, Poland, Brazil, China, and Quebec (in translation). Waiting for Columbus won the City of Edmonton Book Prize, was a nominee for the 2011 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick for fall 2010, and was one of Richard and Judy’s 100 Books. A fourth novel, This is All a Lie, was released in fall 2017. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.