MARSHA LEDERMAN is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author and the child of Holocaust survivors. Her debut book, the memoir Kiss the Red Stairs: The Holocaust, Once Removed, was published in May by McClelland & Stewart. She is the Western Arts Correspondent for The Globe and Mail. Born and raised in Toronto, Marsha has lived in Vancouver since 2007. Prior to the Globe, Marsha worked at CBC Radio in a number of positions, including National Arts Reporter. Previously, she worked in commercial radio in Ontario, as a reporter, news anchor and talk show host. She is a graduate of Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson) and York University.