Emily-Jane Hills Orford's recent novel, "Gerlinda", has been named Finalist in the 2016 Readers' Favorite Book Awards.
Edeet Ravel is the author of three internationally acclaimed novels on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Edeet’s most recent novel, Your Sad Eyes and Unforgettable Mouth, was was selected for the "Globe 100" list of top books of the year. Edeet also writes for children and teens. The Saver, for young adults, follows the successful Pauline btw series for middle grade readers; all four books were OLA Best Bets and Canadian Children’s Book Centre Choice Selections.
Edeet was born on an Israeli kibbutz and holds a PhD in Jewish Studies from McGill University. She taught for twenty years at McGill, Concordia and John Abbott College. Edeet currently resides in Guelph with her daughter and teaches Creative Writing online.