Donna-Michelle St. Bernard is a prolific wordslinger, working for change through the arts as a playwright, director, and performer. Some notable works for the stage include Cake, Gas Girls, and Salome’s Clothes. She has been playwright-in-residence at Obsidian Theatre, lead vocalist for Belladonna & the Awakening, and a contributor to Afrotoronto.com. In 2013 Donna-Michelle received a Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award from the Canada Council for the Arts. She lives in Toronto.