Lesley Krueger is a novelist, journalist and filmmaker who writes about people trying to lead good lives. Her new novel, Mad Richard, will be published in both the US and Canada in March, 2017, by ECW Press. She is the author of three previous novels, two works of non-ficion and a short story collection. She has also published two original e-books, one for adults and one for kids. The Corner Garden, was published by Penguin Books in 2003, and has also been released as an e-book, along with her travel book, Foreign Correspondences. Lesley was born in Vancouver, Canada and lives in Toronto, where she writes books, makes film and plays hockey in a women's beer league.