Edeet Ravel is the author of three award-winning, internationally acclaimed novels on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Ten Thousand Lovers was translated into several languages and was the recipient of many literary distinctions, including a nomination for the Governor General’s Award; Look For Me won the Hugh MacLennan Prize; and A Wall of Light was a finalist for the Giller Award and the Regional Commonwealth Prize, and won the Jewish Book Award of Canada and the I. J. Segal Award. The Saver, for young adults, follows the successful Pauline btw series for middle grade readers, which was a CBC Best Books, an OLA Best Bets and a Canadian Children’s Book Centre Choice Selection. Ravel’s most recent novel, Your Sad Eyes and Unforgettable Mouth, was selected for the "Globe 100" list of top books of the year. Ravel was born on an Israeli kibbutz and holds a PhD in Jewish Studies from McGill University. She currently resides in Guelph with her daughter.