Meg Braem

Although she spent her time at UVic’s theatre department specializing in acting, when Meg Braem (BFA’04) graduated she went on to become a critically acclaimed and award-winning playwright. Her plays have won numerous awards including the Alberta Literary Award for Drama, the Alberta Playwriting Competition, and Playwright Theatre Centre's “The News Competition.” Her play, Blood: A Scientific Romance was published by Playwrights Canada Press and nominated for a Governors General’s Literary Award. She was part of the 2012 Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Playwright Retreat, and the 2013 Banff Playwrights Colony.

Meg's work has been presented at the Citadel Theatre, Alberta Theatre Projects, Theatre Calgary, Lunchbox Theatre, The Belfry Theatre, Sage Theatre, Sparrow and Finch Theatre, Theatre Transit, Atomic Vaudeville, and Intrepid Theatre. Meg is playwright in residence at Workshop West Playwright's Theatre. Forthcoming publications: The Josephine Knot (Playwrights Canada Press, 2018) and co-author with Norah Bowman, Feminist Resistance: A Graphic Approach (University of Toronto Press, 2018).