Douglas Coupland is a Canadian writer and visual artist. His first novel is the 1991 international bestseller Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture. He published fourteen novels, three collections of short stories, eight nonfiction books, and a number of works for stage, film, and television. In 2014, Coupland's first major solo art exhibition debuted at the Vancouver Art Gallery, after which the show toured to museums internationally. His most recent book released in October 2021 is Binge, and available through local bookstores.