Elizabeth Stewart lives in Vancouver, Canada. Her YA novel, The Lynching of Louie Sam received the best mystery and best historical novel prizes at the 2013 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards, and was listed in the 2013 White Ravens Collection, International Youth Library, Munich. Her second novel, Blue Gold, explores the human cost of smartphones through the lives of three teens, on three different continents. Blue Gold has been translated into half a dozen languages, and was the recipient of the 2014 Eric Hoffer Award. Elizabeth is also a screenwriter. Her TV movie Luna: Spirit of the Whale, about a stray Killer Whale who was instrumental in restoring cultural pride to the youth of a Canadian First Nation, has been screened around the world. Her feature film, The Boathouse, will be released in 2021.