Clem Martini

Clem Martini is a playwright, screenwriter, and novelist based in Calgary. His popular trilogy for young adults, The Crow Chronicles, has been translated into six languages, and he is currently at work adapting it for the stage. He is a Professor of Drama at the University of Calgary, and his textbook on playwriting, The Blunt Playwright, is used in classes across the country. His book Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness, illustrated by his brother Olivier Martini, won the Calgary Book Award. The Martini brothers latest book is The Unravelling: How our caregiving safety net came unstrung and we were left grasping at threads, struggling to plait a new one (Freehand).