Fred Stenson is best known for the historical novels: The Trade, Lightning, and The Great Karoo. His most recent novel, Who By Fire, is about a love affair between a farm family and a sour gas plant. His novels have been shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award for Fiction. He is a two-time winner of the Grant MacEwan Writer’s Prize. Stenson has been Alberta Views magazine’s wit columnist since day one.