Learn more about the 2020–21 Canadian Writer-in-Residence.
Meg Braem is an Alberta-based playwright. Her plays have been nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award and won the Alberta Literary Award for Drama, the Alberta Playwriting Competition and Playwright Theatre Centre's “The News Competition.” Her work has been presented at the U of Lethbridge, Citadel Theatre, Theatre Calgary, Lunchbox Theatre, The Belfry Theatre, Sage Theatre, Sparrow and Finch Theatre, Atomic Vaudeville, and Intrepid Theatre. Most recently, Meg's play The Josephine Knot was published by Playwrights Canada Press and she was the dramaturg on Anna Chatterton's new play Cowgirl Up at Alberta Theatre Projects. Meg is co-author of Amplify: Graphic Narratives of Feminist Resistance (University of Toronto Press, 2019) with Norah Bowman and Dominique Hui. Meg spent the last three years in Edmonton, collaborating with the BFA acting students as the Lee Playwright in Residence at the University of Alberta.