Shari Lapeña

Lapeña
Ontario

Shari Lapeña worked as a lawyer and as an English teacher before turning to writing fiction. Her first novel, Things Go Flying, was shortlisted for the 2009 Sunburst Award. Her second novel, Happiness Economics, was a finalist for the 2012 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. She has been featured in the Dalhousie Review andthe Globe and Mail, and is an alumnus of the Humber School for Writers. Lapeña lives in Toronto and is currently at work on her third novel.