Marty Chan writes books for kids and plays for adults. His hit comedy play Mom, Dad, I'm Living with a White Girl toured across Canada and finished with an Off Broadway production in 2004. His middle-grade novels have won over reluctant readers. The Mystery of the Frozen Brains won the 2005 City of Edmonton Book Prize while The Mystery of the Graffiti Ghoul won the 2007 Diamond Willow Award. He lives and works in Edmonton as a kids author, playwright, and television commentator.