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Amy Lavender Harris is the author of Imagining Toronto (Mansfield Press, 2010), which was shortlisted for the Gabrielle Roy Prize in Canadian literary criticism and won the 2011 Heritage Toronto Award of Merit.

Her next book, Wild City, will be published by Mansfield Press in the fall of 2016.

She teaches in the Department of Geography at York University in Toronto, Canada, and in the Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University.

Amy is a contributing editor with Spacing Magazine, where she writes a regular column about urban culture and identity.