About the Author
has won both the Gabrielle Roy Prize
and the Raymond Klibansky Prize
for her work of literary criticism The Picturesque & the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape
. Her first novel, The Violin Lover
[Goose Lane, 2006] won the Canadian Jewish Book Award
for fiction. She teaches creative writing and is a freelance editor.She lives in Toronto, Ontario.