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Colleen Murphy

Colleen Murphy was born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, and now divides her time between Toronto and Edmonton. Some of her plays include Pig Girl, which won the 2014 Carol Bolt Award and the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama; The December Man (L’homme de décembre), which won the 2007 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama, the Carol Bolt Award, and the Alberta Theatre Projects Enbridge playRites Award; Armstrong’s War; and The Goodnight Bird. She is also librettist of Oksana G., which gets its world premiere at Tapestry Opera in May 2017and an award-winning filmmaker whose distinct films have played in festivals around the world. For more information, visit www.colleenmurphy.ca.

Colleen Murphy