Elisabeth Harvor’s fiction and poetry have appeared in The New Yorker, The Hudson Review, PRISM international, The New Quarterly, and many other publications. Her stories have been anthologized in Canada, the US, Europe and Mexico, and she has won a number of awards for her work, among them the Alden Nowlan Award and the Marian Engel Award. In 1993 her first poetry book, Fortress of Chairs, won the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award in 1992, and her second poetry book, The Long Cold Green Evenings of Spring, was a 1998 finalist for the Lowther Award. Excessive Joy Injures the Heart, her first novel, was named one of the ten best books of the year by the Toronto Star in 2000. Let Me Be The One, her third story collection, was a 1996 finalist for the Governor General’s Award. In 2010, Palimpsest Press released An Open Door in the Landscape.