Deryn Collier is the author of The Bern Fortin novels Confined Space and Open Secret, both published by Simon & Schuster Canada. Originally from Montreal, she is a graduate of McGill University. After a very short career as a federal bureaucrat she ran away to the mountains of British Columbia where she has been for over twenty years. She lives in Nelson, BC with her husband, sons and cats.
With Wayne and the TRF supporting her, Deryn has signed a deal for her novel A Real Somebody, to be published in July 2023 by Amazon's Lake Union Imprint.