Karen X Tulchinsky
Karen X. Tulchinsky is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter. Her recent historical novel, The Five Books of Moses Lapinsky, was the recipient of the 2008 One Book One Vancouver Prize and was a Toronto Book Award finalist. Her short fiction collection In Her Naturewas the winner of the 1996 Vancity Book Prize. A graduate of the prestigious Canadian Film Centre, Tulchinsky has also worked as a writer and story editor on feature films and television series. BC Bookworld says "Tulchinsky does for Toronto what Mordecai Richler did for Montreal."
Tulchinsky has written and story-edited for numerous television series, including, The Guard, Robson Arms, Kink, Glutton For Punishment and The Opener. She has written several feature-length screenplays, which are currently in development. She directed a short film, Ms. Thing, which has screened at over twenty film festivals internationally, including Frameline in San Francisco, Cork Film Festival in Ireland, Festival Del Mar in Spain, and QueerFruits in Australia (where it won the Audience Choice Award).