Gerald Lynch

Gerald Lynch was born in Monaghan Ireland, where he frequently visits, and grew up in Canada. The Dying Detective (2020) is his seventh book of fiction and the completion of a trilogy. In 2017 Signature Editions published the second, Omphalos, and in 2015 Missing Children. These novels were preceded by Troutstream, Exotic Dancers, and two books of short stories, Kisbey and One’s Company. A Professor at the University of Ottawa, in 2017 Gerald published the co-edited Alice Munro's Miraculous Art: Critical Essays. He has edited a number of other books and published many short stories, essays, and reviews, and had his work translated into a number of languages. He has also authored two books of non-fiction, Stephen Leacock: Humour and Humanity and The One and the Many: Canadian Short Story Cycles. He has been the recipient of a number of awards, including the gold award for short fiction in Canada’s National Magazine Awards.