Marissa Stapley is the internationally bestselling author of four novels. Her last novel, THE LAST RESORT, an instant Toronto Star bestseller, was shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis best novel award, was an Oprah Mag and New York Post favourite, and was optioned for television. LUCKY is out on April 6, 2021 -- and she will be releasing THE HOLIDAY SWAP with Putnam/Penguin Canada/Hodder books in Fall 2021, under the pen name Maggie Knox (co-authored with Karma Brown.) She has taught creative writing and editing at the University of Toronto and Centennial College and founded the online writing school The Starter in 2020, through which she now offers online classes and mentorships.
Marissa's journalism has appeared in newspapers and magazines across North America, including Elle, Reader's Digest, Today's Parent and The Globe and Mail.
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