DOUG CLARK is a veteran investigative journalist with provincial and national awards for feature writing. The author of six books ranging from true crime to sports and current affairs, he teaches fiction, non-fiction and memoir writing at Algonquin College in Ottawa. His most recent book is Thin Bruised Line: The Imminent Threat to Police and Public Safety (Key Porter). One of his books has been translated into Chinese and developed as both a television movie in Hollywood and as a feature film in Canada; another was shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis award for true-crime. He was the information officer for the Canadian Red Cross Society during the Rwanda genocide. His eclectic experience includes stints as an ambulance driver, a private investigator, reporter, editor, publisher, trainer and mentor in a variety of fields as well as government agencies ranging from National Defence to CIDA, earning a coveted Excellence Award from the Public Service Commission of Canada. He has coached house-league and competitive teams in several sports from minor to junior and semi-pro.