Paul Cresey is a fiction writer based in Victoria, BC. He has been published in Grain, Qwerty, The Dalhousie Review, The New Orphic Review, Burning Water, and online at prairiejournal.org. He was the recipient of a Canadian Council for the Arts Grant for New/Emerging Writer in 2020 for his unpublished novel Spectral Lines. At one time a touring singer-songwriter, he was nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award for Young Performer of the Year in 2008. His albums can be found on Spotify and Apple Music. A graduate in Education, Cresey currently works in Finance at the Royal BC Museum. Exit Strategies is his first book.