Morley Torgov is the author of A Good Place to Come From, made into a CBC mini-series, and three plays for stage by Israel Horovitz, playing on and off Broadway in the mid-1980s to critical and popular acclaim. He is also the author of The Abramsky Variations, The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick, St. Farb's Day and The War to End All Wars. He has written plays for CBC radio and television and his work has been adapted to the stage. He has twice won the Leacock Medal for Humour. He received a degree from the University of Toronto, and an honorary D. Litt from Laurentian University, and has written numerous articles for The Globe and Mail, New York Times Sunday Magazine and other periodicals. Morley is currently at work on a detective novel and a series of children's books. He lives in Toronto, where he practices law.