Lilla’s day-job is as an economist who specializes in competition policy and industrial organization. Her varied career has included appointments as a member of a federal tribunal, a senior bureaucrat, and a vice president at a consulting firm. She has a PhD in economics from the University of Toronto.
Her stories have been published in North&South, two New Zealand anthologies, and a Hong Kong one. Her plays have been produced in New York, Toronto, Budapest, and Wellington, New Zealand.
Lilla twice participated in the Humber School for Writers’ correspondence programme, where she had the great pleasure of working with Joan Barfoot and the late Paul Quarrington. The Janus Affair is her first novel.