Biography: Marty Chan writes plays for adults and books for kids. He's best known for his Marty Chan Mystery series and is a popular speaker at school and libraries across Canada. In 2011, he served as the Edmonton Public Library's writer-in-residence. In 2016, The Edmonton Public Teachers Local 37 named Marty a Friend of Education and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts recognized Marty as one of the 25 most influential Alberta artists of the last 25 years. He lives in Edmonton with his wife Michelle and their two cats.