Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, Ontario, and attended the University of Western Ontario. She has published 13 collections of stories and a novel. During her distinguished career she has been the recipient of many awards, including two Giller Prizes, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Man Booker International Prize. In 2013 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s Magazine, The Paris Review, Granta and many other publications, and her collections have been translated into 13 languages. She lives in Port Hope, Canada, on Lake Ontario.