Colleen Wagner studied visual arts at OCAD and literature at U of T and moves between the two art forms. Her plays include The Monument, which won a Governor General’s Literary award, The Morning Bird, Down from Heaven, which was nominated for a MECCA award for best new play, Sand, and Eclipsed. Her latest play, The Living, was inspired by travel to Africa. She’s written a number of screenplays including an adaptation of The Monument. Colleen teaches at York University and divides her time between a riverside farm in rural N.B. and Toronto.