Glenda Leznoff is a Vancouver writer and painter. Her novel Heartache and Other Natural Shocks won The Jonathan and Heather Berkowitz prize at the 2016 Western Canada Jewish Book Awards. Her published and produced work spans the genres of film, TV, animation, magazine features, fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature. Her paintings have been shown in galleries and collections across North America. According to her children, she cannot talk and text simultaneously, but in all other regards, is without fault or blemish.