Thea Lim is a writer, teacher, and critic. Lim's novel, An Ocean of Minutes, was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and translated into three languages. Her short-form work has appeared in the Paris Review, Granta, and Best Canadian Stories among others. She has taught at many schools including Sheridan College, the University of Toronto, and the University of Guelph, and served on prize juries, most recently the Governor-General's Literary Award. She grew up in Singapore and now lives in Toronto.