Heather O’Neill is a novelist, short story writer and essayist. Her books include the novels Lullabies for Little Criminals and The Girl Who Was Saturday Night and the short story collection Daydreams of Angels. She has won the CBC Canada Reads competition and has been shortlisted twice for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She has also been nominated for the Governor General Award, the Orange Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Her essays have appeared in numerous publications including The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, The New York Times Magazine and The Walrus. Her novel The Romeo Hotel will be released in Fall 2016.