Natalie is a widely produced author of stage plays and award winning multi-genre writer.  Her nonfiction book: Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family (Fernwood) was a finalist in the Atlantic Book Awards. SPEED DATING FOR SPERM DONORS was a hit at Lunchbox and Neptune and will be available from Playwright’s Canada Press (forthcoming). She is at work on several new plays as well as her first children’s book, My Mommy, My Mama, My Brother and Me(Nimbus,2020). Natalie is a wife and mom to two great boys and a Professor Department of English at Mount Royal University working in the areas of creative writing, drama, gender/sexuality studies. (www.nataliemeisner.com)

Natalie Meisner is Calgary’s Poet Laureate (2020-2022).