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. Her most recent novel is Misconduct of the Heart.