Vancouver writer Don McLellan has worked as a journalist in Canada, South Korea and Hong Kong. His work has been nominated or shortlisted for a Western Canada Magazine award, a Tabbies International Editorial Award, a Kenneth R. Wilson Memorial business writing award and The Commonwealth Short Story Prize (shortlisted in 2016, longlisted in 2018). His debut collection of short stories, In the Quiet After Slaughter (Libros Libertad), was a 2009 ReLit Award finalist. Brunch with the Jackals, his second story collection, was published by Thistledown Press in 2015.