Yann Martel is a Canadian writer. He is the author of a collection of short stories and four novels, most notably Life of Pi, for which he won the 2002 Man Booker Prize.
Writing credits include: The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios; Self; Life of Pi; Beatrice and Virgil; The High Mountains of Portugal; and the non-fiction collection 101 Letters to a Prime Minister: The Completed Letters to Stephen Harper.
Martel is presently at work on a novel about the Trojan War. He lives in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, with the writer Alice Kuipers and their four children.