Seymour Blicker was born in Montreal, where he resides with his wife Susan. An acclaimed novelist, he has also written extensively for film and television in the United States and Canada, including the feature film "The Kid"; "Werewolf" (Barney Miller Show/TV), a 30-minute sitcom; "Big Brother" (CBC Side Street Series/60-minute detective drama) and "Urban Angel "/ 60-minute drama. His plays have been produced in Canada, the United States and Europe, including major productions in The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, and Germany. In March of 1997, in a ceremony hosted by Harold Pinter at Britiain's National Theatre he was awarded The prestigious British Council International New Playwriting Award for The Americas and Caribbean Region for his play, PALS. His other plays are, UP YOUR ALLEY, NEVER JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER, HOME FREE, PIPE DREAMS, FOUND MONEY, AS IN A MORNING SUNRISE, and the one-act plays, CLEAR AS DAY and ROOMIES.