Wayne Tefs was born in Winnipeg and grew up in northwestern Ontario. He has edited a number of anthologies and published eight novels and a work of non-fiction. His novel Moon Lake received the Margaret Laurence Award for 2000 and his novel Be Wolf won the 2007 McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award. He passed away after a long battle with cancer in 2014
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