Brian Francis is the author of three novels. His second novel, Natural Order, was selected by the Toronto Star, Kobo and Georgia Straight as a Best Book of 2011. His first novel, Fruit, was a 2009 Canada Reads finalist and is an Amazon and 49th Shelf “100 Canadian Books to Read in a Lifetime” title. He writes a monthly writing advice column, “Ask the Agony Editor,” for Quill & Quire magazine, a retro recipe column called “The Kitch” for Taddle Creek magazine and is a regular contributor to CBC Radio's The Next Chapter. His most recent work, a performance piece titled Box 4901, debuted at the 2018 Summerworks Festival. In September 2019, his YA novel debut, Break In Case of Emergency, will be published by HarperCollins Canada.