Hi team! I am so excited that Scirocco has published The Secret Annex. There will be a book launch in Winnipeg, back where it all began, on Thursday, May 21 at McNally Robinson. If you are in Winnipeg, please come out and say hello.
I am so excited that The Secret Annex will have its second production at the Segal Centre in Montreal as part of the 2015/16 season. Looks like a great year of theatre and I am very proud my play is a part of it. With Marcia Kash directing and Sara Farb starring, I can’t wait to see it!
Find all the details of the season here.
Hey y’all! I am excited to share that a new play of mine will have a reading on Monday December 15, at 7pm, as part of the Women’s Histories Festival. The Great Divide follows the story of newly arrived immigrants who go to work at the ill-fated Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. If you are interested in coming to see the reading, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. The reading is taking place at IRT Theatre. IRT Theater is located on the third floor of the old Archive Building in Greenwich Village, NYC, 154 Christopher St., buzzer 3B. All the listings are not yet on the website, but they will be soon. Here is the site for more information: http://irttheater.org/ Hope to see some of you there!
I am so excited that The Secret Annex has been getting great response and great reviews. I will be keeping track of the reviews on my review page, but here are some links to them as well!
I am so excited that the Globe and Mail chose to write a feature about my new play, The Secret Annex which opens tomorrow at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. I am so proud of this play and the production and very thrilled to share it with the world.
If you are Winnipeg, please come and see it! You can get tickets here.
If you are from elsewhere and would like to contact me about the play, you can reach me through my blog!
Here’s a crazy little thing that I woke up to this morning…The Winnipeg Free Press included me in a list of the most powerful people in Winnipeg. They have their list of Top 30 and then ten more who “caught their eye” which is where I show up. Kind of a funny idea to put an artist on a power list, but I will enjoy it while I can!
Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
Dear David Gilmour,
As a woman writer I’d like to say thank you.
No, honestly, thank you.
Thank you for being privileged enough, culturally tone-deaf enough, and even just plain stupid enough to say that you don’t love women writers enough to teach their works in your class. Thank you for saying what so many other male professors think but are afraid to admit. Thank you for opening up this huge fucking can of worms that most people are happy enough to pretend doesn’t even exist.
Seriously, thank you for reminding me that, as a writer who happens to be female, I will always be a woman first and a writer second.
Oh and thank you especially for throwing in that little racial comment about how you also don’t love Chinese writers, because you might as well shit all the beds while you’re at it, right?
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