Douglas Coupland is a Canadian novelist and artist recognised for his works in design and visual art. He’s been longlisted twice for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, was a finalist for the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize in 2009 and nominated for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize in 2011.
Douglas published his first novel in 1991, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture which popularised terms such as Generation X. He has published 13 novels and a number of short stories, non-fiction books, dramatic works and screenplays.
He’s a columnist for Financial Times and a frequent contributor to The New York Times and Vice. His art exhibits include Everywhere is Anywhere is Anything is Everything which featured at the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Royal Ontario Museum.