Shannon Bramer lives in Toronto. Her first play, Monarita, was produced in St.John's, Newfoundland in February 2010 and has since appeared in festivals in Toronto, Halifax, Hamilton and Winnipeg. In September 2012 she founded Broken Cloud Company and began collaborating with Monica Walsh (Kanutu Theatre) and Gary Lee Pelletier on new projects. Her newest play, The Collectors, appeared at the Toronto Fringe Festival in July 2013. Shannon is also a poet. Her fourth collection, PRECIOUS ENERGY, is forthcoming from BookThug in the autumn of 2017.