Judith Thompson is a leading Canadian playwright. Her plays include The Crackwalker, White Biting Dog, I Am Yours, Lion in the Streets, Sled, Perfect Pie, Habitat, Capture Me, Enoch Arden on Sorauren, Palace of the End, Sick: the Grace Project, Watching Glory Die, and Hothouse.

She has twice won the Governor General’s Literary Award, for White Biting Dog and The Other Side of the Dark. In 2008 she became the first Canadian to be awarded the prestigious Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for her play Palace of the End

She is a Professor of Drama at the University of Guelph and lives in Toronto.