Edeet Ravel is the author of Ten Thousand Lovers, a finalist for the Governor General’s Award, Look For Me, winner of the Hugh MacLennan Prize, and A Wall of Light, a finalist for the Giller Award and the Regional Commonwealth Prize and winner ofthe Jewish Book Award of Canada. The Saver, for young adults, and Your Sad Eyes and Unforgettable Mouth are her two latest novels, following the Pauline btw series for middle grade readers. Edeet was born on a kibbutz in Israel and holds a PhD in Jewish Studies from McGill University. She retired from twenty years of teaching in order to write full-time and currently resides in Guelph with her daughter.
Festivals: 2005 (fall), 2008 (fall)