The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and the Times Literary Supplement have all published MICHAEL LaPOINTE's work. He is the author of The Paris Review's "Dice Roll" column. His work has appeared in The Walrus and Hazlitt, among other publications. His fiction has been anthologized in Best Canadian Stories and he has been nominated for the National Magazine Awards, the Journey Prize, and the Digital Publishing Awards. He is based in Toronto.