Erika Ritter, born in Regina, Saskatchewan, is a familiar voice on the CBC Radio airwaves, most recently as the host of Ontario Morning, heard across Southern Ontario. Other CBC Radio contributions include guest hosting of a variety of shows, including Toronto's Metro Morning and Here & Now, and national programs such as The Arts Today and The Sunday Edition. Her published works include a number of plays - principally Automatic Pilot - two collections of humour, Urban Scrawl and Ritter in Residence, and a novel, The Hidden Life of Humans. She also writes a regular column for Dogs in Canada magazine. The Great Big Book Of Guys: Alphabetical Aspects Of Men is her most recent book. Erika lives in Toronto.
Festivals: 2004 (fall)