Marina Endicott

Author of Good to a Fault and Open Arms

Marina Endicott’s bestselling second novel, Good to a Fault, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best Book Award – Canada and the Caribbean, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, was a CBC Canada Reads 2010 pick, and was named one of The Globe and Mail’s Top 100 Books of 2008. Open Arms was a finalist for the 2001 Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award and was broadcast on CBC Radio’s Between the Covers. Endicott’s stories have been featured in Coming Attractions and shortlisted for the Journey Prize and the Western Magazine Awards. She was born in Golden, BC and grew up in Vancouver, Nova Scotia, and Toronto. She has been an actor, director, playwright, and editor, and was Dramaturge of the Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre for many years. She lives in Edmonton.