Frank Moher

Frank Moher is a playwright, journalist, director, and teacher living on Gabriola island in BC. Born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1955, he twice won Edmonton's Sterling Award (The Third Ascent, 1988; Prairie Report, 1989). Odd Jobs, first produced by Catalyst Theatre and Theatre Network in Edmonton in 1985, was a finalist for the Governor General's Award, won the 1992 Los Angeles Drama-Logue Award, and has been produced throughout North America and abroad, most recently in a series of Japanese-language productions. Supreme Dream (co-written with Rhonda Trodd) toured Canada, and his play Big Baby, first produced by Calgary's Alberta Theatre Projects in 2004, has also been seen in Los Angeles, Kosovo, Romania, and Greece.

Frank founded Western Edge Theatre in Nanaimo, BC and was its artistic producer from 2002 through 2012. He also created the pioneering online scriptwriting workshop E-script, and the online play publisher ProPlay..As a journalist, he has written for publications including The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Saturday Night magazine, The Georgia Straight, and salon.com, and he is the publisher and editor of the online Canadian current affairs magazine, backofthebook.ca. Frank teaches in the Department of Creative Writing and Journalism at Vancouver Island University.

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