Dave Carleyis a Toronto-based playwright who writes for theatre, radio and television. His stage plays have had more than three hundred productions across Canada, the US, and in a dozen countries around the world. They include Conservatives in Love, The Edible Woman, Walking on Water,and Writing With OurFeet, which was nominated for a Governor General's Literary Award. Dave is currently playwright-in-residence at the Shaw Festival, where he is working on a drama about Danish playwright and war hero Kaj Munk. In July 2008, Dave made his directing debut at the Toronto Fringe Festival, with his play Taking Liberties.