Alice Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013. She is the author of a novel and thirteen collections of stories, including Dear Life (Knopf, 2012). She has received numerous awards, including the Man Booker International Prize, the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is the three-time winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award, Canada’s highest literary honor. She lives in Ontario.