About The Author

Kenneth T. Williams

Kenneth T. Williams is a Cree playwright from the George Gordon First Nation in the Treaty 4 territory. He was the first Indigenous person to earn an MFA in Playwriting and to become a professor at the University of Alberta’s Department of Drama.

The Herd had a dual world premiere at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton and Tarragon Theatre in Toronto in the summer of 2021.

Previous productions include Gabriel Dumont’s Wild West Show (National Arts Centre), In Care (Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre), Cafe Daughter (Gwaandak Theatre, Workshop West Playwrights Theatre, Blyth Festival), Gordon Winter (Persephone), Thunderstick (Persephone/Theatre Network), Bannock Republic (GTNT/Persephone), and Three Little Birds (Workshop West Playwrights Theatre).

He lives in Edmonton with his partner, Dr. Melissa Stoops, and their cats, Augustus and Drusilla.

Books by Kenneth T. Williams