"Western Music in the Meringue" was produced by King's Theatre, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, in King's Shorts, a festival of ten minute plays, June 13-15, 2014 . It was awarded first prize for the best script by members of the board of Theatre Nova Scotia.
Joy Kogawa was born in Vancouver, B.C. in 1935 and graduated from high school in Coaldale, Alberta where her family was sent after WWII. She lives mainly in Toronto, Ontario.