Joyce Wayne is a Victorian novel enthusiast. Her first novel, The Cook’s Temptation is being published by Mosaic Press. During the day, she teaches Journalism at Sheridan College in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design in Oakville, Canada. Joyce considers herself a literary late bloomer; she has returned to fiction after a lengthy hiatus and is following her dream of writing the novels that she has imagined for years.
Joyce is also an award-winning literary journalist, a former editor at Quill & Quire and editorial director at McClelland & Stewart Publishers. Recently she published short fiction in TOK:6: Writing the New Toronto and was long-listed for the Exile Short Fiction Award.
She lives in West Queen West, and hosts a monthly writing group at The Depanneur on College near Dovercourt.