Terry Fallis is the author of four national bestselling novels, all published by McClelland and Stewart. The Best Laid Plans won the 2008 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour and CBC’s 2011 Canada Reads competition. Both The High Road and Up and Down were Leacock Medal finalists, and Up and Down also won the 2013 Ontario Library Association’s Evergreen Award. At the 2013 Libris Awards, the Canadian Booksellers Association named Terry author of the year. His fourth novel, No Relation, came out in May 2014, debuting on the Globe and Mail Bestsellers List, and his fifth, Poles Apart, hits bookstores in October 2015. He is the co-founder of Thornley Fallis, a full-service communications and digital agency with offices in Toronto and Ottawa.