Ian Ross was born in McCreary, Manitoba, and now calls Winnipeg home. His first professional production,fareWel
(Scirocco Drama), won the 1997 Governor General's Award for Drama. He is also the author ofThe Gap
(Scirocco Drama, 2000),Bereav'd of Light
(produced at Stratford),Heart of a Distant Tribe
, and two children's plays,Baloney! (1998) andThe Illustrated History of the Anishnawbe People(2001).