K.R. Byggdin grew up on the Prairies and now lives on the East Coast. Their writing has received support from the Canada Council for the Arts and has appeared in anthologies and journals across Canada, the UK, and New Zealand. They are an alum of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia’s Alistair MacLeod Mentorship Program and the Banff Centre’s Emerging Writers Intensive and recently completed studies in English and Creative Writing at Dalhousie University. Wonder World is their first novel.