Colleen René is a Nova Scotia-raised, Toronto-based writer who holds a BA in Creative Writing from Concordia University. Her work has appeared in journals across Canada and her short story “All That’s Left” won Dalhousie University’s James DeMille Short Story Prize in 2016. More recently, her short story “Growing Pains” was longlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize in April 2022. Nothing in Truth Can Harm Us is her first novel. Colleen’s website.