"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.
Lydia Kwa was born in Singapore and has lived in Canada since 1980. She is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Vancouver. She published her first book, The Colours of Heroines, with Women's Press, Toronto in 1994. Her first novel, This Place Called Absence, published by Turnstone Press, will be released in Spring 2000.