M.A.C. Farrant is the award-winning author of fifteen works of fiction, non-fiction, a memoir, and two plays. The Great Happiness: Stories and Comics is the third part in her trilogy of miniature fiction. The first, The World Afloat: Miniatures (Talonbooks, 2014), won the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for that year; the second, The Days: Forecasts, Warnings, Advice (Talonbooks, 2016), was nominated for both the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the ReLit Award. Farrant lives in North Saanich, British Columbia.