Stuart McLean

Photo credit: 
Martin Weinhold

Master storyteller and humorist Stuart McLean is the author of several bestselling books, including Vinyl Cafe Diaries, which won the short fiction award from the Canadian Authors Association; Home from the Vinyl Cafe and Vinyl Cafe Unplugged, which both won the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour; and Welcome Home: Travels in Smalltown Canada, which won the CAA's award for non-fiction.  His latest book is The Vinyl Café Notebooks, a wonderfully eclectic essay collection selected from 15 years of radio-show archives and re-edited by the author.