Grant Lawrence is an award-winning author, CBC personality, singer, columnist and live event host.
He is the author of three best-selling books: Adventures in Solitude (2010), The Lonely End of the Rink (2013), and Dirty Windshields (2017). Grant Lawrence is the only author in the history of the BC Book Prizes to win the Bill Duthie Booksellers Choice twice. In 2014, Lawrence won a Canadian Screen Award for hosting the CBC Beetle Roadtrip. At the CBC, Lawrence is known mostly for his work with the ground-breaking Radio 3, having hosted the first-ever original CBC podcast which championed Canadian independent music from 2005-2017. He is also a weekly columnist for the Vancouver Courier and Vancouver Is Awesome, the lead singer of the Smugglers since 1988, and the goalie for the Vancouver Flying Vees beer league hockey team. Grant Lawrence is married to musician Jill Barber and they live in Vancouver, BC, with their two children.