Howard Shrier is the author of four acclaimed novels featuring Toronto investigator Jonah Geller: Buffalo Jump (2008), High Chicago(2009), Boston Cream (2012) and Miss Montreal (2013). A two-time winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for excellence in crime fiction, he has also written the standalone e-book Lostport, and is now working on a crime novel set in Montreal, 1950, when it was Canada’s Sin City.

Howard was born and raised in Montreal, where he earned an Honours Degree in Journalism and Creative Writing at Concordia University in 1979. He started out as a crime reporter at The Montreal Star and has since worked in print journalism, theatre and television, sketch comedy and improv, and corporate and government communications. His Jonah Geller series has been optioned for television. Howard now lives in Toronto with his wife and two sons and teaches writing at University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies. You can find out more about his work at
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howardshrier howardshrier Mar 24, 2014 06:38PM
I am an award-winning author of crime novels, a two time winner of Canada's top prize for crime fiction. I hope you'll check out Lostport, featured here, or any of my Jonah Geller novels, available i...
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