Grant Lawrence is an award-winning author, CBC host, singer, and columnist.
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 first 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. Lawrence is the host of the weekly CBC Music Top 20, Canada’s only national chart show. He is also a columnist for the North Shore News, the lead singer of the internationally renowned garage rock ‘n’ roll band 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. Grant’s next book is Bailey The Bat, his first children’s picture book, scheduled to be published in September 2021.