Cordelia Strube is an accomplished playwright and the author of 11 critically acclaimed novels including Alex & Zee, Teaching Pigs to Sing and Lemon. Winner of the CBC literary competition and a Toronto Arts Foundation Award, she has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award, the Trillium, the W.H. Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Prix Italia and long-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. A two-time finalist for ACTRA’s Nellie Award celebrating excellence in Canadian broadcasting, Strube is also a three-time nominee for the ReLit Award. Her novel On The Shores Of Darkness, There Is Light won the 2016 City of Toronto Book Award.