Jessica Westhead

Westhead
Ontario

Jessica Westhead's short stories have appeared in major literary journals in Canada and the United States. Her first novel, Pulpy & Midge, was nominated for the ReLit Award. Her short-story collection And Also Sharks, published last year, was a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book, a nominee for the CBC Bookie Awards, and a finalist for the Danuta Gleed Short Fiction Prize. In 2012, CBC Books named Jessica one of the “10 Canadian women writers you need to read now.” She lives in Toronto.