Florence Gibson MacDonald practised as a physician in the Northwest Territories, Hong Kong, and East Africa before returning to Canada and writing full time. Her plays include Elevator, Take Care of Me, Belle (Chalmers Award winner; finalist, Britain’s New International Playwriting Award), Missing (Herman Voaden Award winner), Home is My Road (Carol Bolt Award winner), and How Do I Love Thee? (Dora Mavor Moore and Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards nominee). Her tap dance show, I Think I Can (Dora Award winner), was commissioned by Toronto’s Young People’s Theatre and co-created with choreographer Shawn Byfield. She has written for CBC Radio (A Recipe for Tomato Butter and Missing You, Love).