About the Author

Natalie Meisner


Natalie Meisner is a widely produced author of stage plays and an award-winning multi-genre author. Her play Boom Baby (about the lives of workers in the Alberta oil patch) won both the Canadian National Playwriting Competition and the Alberta Playwriting Competition. Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family topped non-fiction bestseller lists and was a finalist in the Atlantic Book Awards. Her first children’s book, My Mommy, My Mama, My Brother & Me, is available from Nimbus Publishing. Other books include Baddie One Shoe, a collection of poetic odes to renegades of the past and present, and Legislating Love: The Everett Klippert Story, a play about the last person in Canada to be jailed for homosexuality. Meisner is a wife and mom to two great boys and a professor in the Department of English at Mount Royal University, where she works in the areas of creative writing, drama, and gender/sexuality studies.