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About the Author
ALISON PICK is most recently the author of Between Gods, which won the Canadian Jewish Book Award for Memoir and the J.I. Segal Award for English Non-Fiction on a Jewish Theme, and was shortlisted for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. Her bestselling novel Far to Go was nominated for the Man Booker Prize, won the Canadian Jewish Book Award, and has been optioned for film. She is also the author of the poetry collections Question & Answer and The Dream World, and the novel The Sweet Edge, and she was the winner of the 2002 Bronwen Wallace Award for most promising writer under the age of 35 in Canada. Alison served on the jury for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize, and is currently on faculty at the Humber School for Writers and the Sage Hill Writing Experience. She lives and writes in Toronto.