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 Award and the Alberta Playwriting Award and will debut at Eastern Front Theatre in 2020. 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. 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. She is based in Calgary.