Annabel Lyon's first book of fiction, "Oxygen (2000), a collection of short stories, was published to wide acclaim. Her short fiction has appeared in "Toronto Life, "The Journey Prize Anthology, and "Write Turns: New Directions in Canadian Fiction. She is also a frequent contributor to the "Vancouver Sun and the "Globe and Mail. In addition to creative writing, Annabel Lyon has studied music, philosophy, and law. She lives in Vancouver, where she writes full time.