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Imagination 2023 – Ann-Marie MacDonald

Come meet author, playwright, and actor Ann-Marie MacDonald!


April 12, 2023
20:30 - 21:30
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Photo Credit: Lora MacDonald-Palmer

Ann-Marie MacDonald is a novelist, playwright, actor, and broadcast host. Her work has been honoured with numerous awards, including the Chalmers, the Governor General’s, Gemini, Dora Mavor Moore, John Drainie, the Gascon-Thomas, the Canadian Authors Association, the Canadian Booksellers Association, and the Commonwealth Prize. Her writing for the stage includes the plays Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning, Juliet), Belle Moral: A Natural History, and Hamlet-911; the libretto for the chamber opera Nigredo Hotel, and the book and lyrics for Anything That Moves. Her novels are Fall On Your Knees, The Way the Crow Flies, Adult Onset, and Fayne. Ann-Marie graduated from the Acting Program of The National Theatre School of Canada in 1980. In 2019 she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. She is married to theatre director Alisa Palmer, with whom she has two children.

She will talk about her book Fayne with host Kim Garritty.


This event is held in partnership with CBC Quebec.

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