Maureen Hunter

MAUREEN HUNTER is one of Canada’s most accomplished playwrights. Her work has been produced extensively on Canada’s major stages, as well as in Britain and the US. She has been nominated for two Governor General’s Awards and two Dora Mavor Moore Awards (Outstanding New Play), as well as for the Lou Siminovitch Prize in Theatre. Her many titles include Vinci, Atlantis, Footprints on the Moon, Beautiful Lake Winnipeg, The Queen of Queen Street, and Transit of Venus (JG Shillingford), which she has adapted for the Manitoba Opera’s stage this fall. Her newest play, Wild Mouth, will premiere in January 2008 at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto. Hunter lives in Winnipeg