Brian Francis is the author of three novels. His second novel, Natural Order, was selected by the Toronto Star, Kobo and Georgia Straight as a Best Book of 2011. His first novel, Fruit, was a 2009 Canada Reads finalist and is an Amazon and 49th Shelf “100 Canadian Books to Read in a Lifetime” title. He writes a monthly writing advice column, “Ask the Agony Editor,” for Quill & Quire magazine, a retro recipe column called “The Kitch” for Taddle Creek magazine and is a regular contributor to CBC Radio's The Next Chapter. In September 2019, his YA novel debut, Break In Case of Emergency, will be published by HarperCollins Canada and by Inkyard Press in the U.S. in early 2020. His play, Box 4901, will run at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in February 2020.