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Megan Gail Coles

Megan Gail Coles is a graduate of Memorial University and the National Theatre School of Canada, and is currently completing the UBC M.F.A. Opt-​Res program. She is Co-​Founder and Artistic Director of Poverty Cove Theatre Company. She is presently working on her debut novel (House of Anansi, 2017) and the Driftwood Trilogy of plays. Megan’s first fiction collection, Eating Habits of the Chronically Lonesome (Killick), won the BMO Winterset Award, the ReLit Award and the Margaret & John Savage First Book Award, and earned her the one-​time Writers’ Trust Five x Five prize. Originally from Savage Cove on the Great Northern Peninsula, Megan now resides in St. John’s, where she is also Executive Director of Riddle Fence.

Megan Gail Coles