Award-winning broadcaster and bestselling author Gillian Deacon is host of Here & Now, Toronto's afternoon drive show on CBC Radio One. She is also one of Canada’s best-known environmental writers, the author of the national bestsellers There’s Lead in Your Lipstick: Toxins in Everyday Bodycare and How to Avoid Them (Penguin, 2011), and Green For Life (Penguin, 2008). Her most recent book is the memoir Naked Imperfection (Penguin, 2014). Gill worked for many years on television, as host of CBC's The Gill Deacon Show, and before that as co-host of @discovery. ca for five years on Discovery Channel Canada and Discoveries This Week for Discovery Science Channel in the U.S. She was also a weekly arts correspondent for CBC News: Morning. She sits on the board of the Writer’s Trust, a national organization supporting and promoting Canadian writers. Gill lives in Toronto with her husband and their three sons.