Joan MacLeodRepresented by: Pam Winter
Joan MacLeod’s plays include ‘Jewel’, ‘Toronto, Mississippi’, ‘Amigo’s Blue Guitar’, ‘The Hope Slide’, ‘Little Sister’, ‘The Shape of a Girl’, ‘2000’ and ‘Homechild’. She is the recipient of two Chalmers Canadian Play Awards and the Governor General’s Award. All of her plays have been produced extensively. For seven years she was a playwright-in-residence at Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre. Her plays have been translated into eight languages. Joan also writes poetry, prose and for television. She grew up in North Vancouver and lived for eight years in Toronto and then ten years on Bowen Island just outside Vancouver. In 2004 Joan took a position with the University of Victoria as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing. She is currently at work on a new one person play ‘Another Home Invasion’ which will premiere at ATP in Calgary in 2009.