Edmonton playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Katherine Koller will read from her collection of short stories, Winning Chance, followed by a Q&A led by Fort McMurray author Dorothy Bentley. Viewers will have the chance to send questions during the event.
Katherine Koller writes for stage, screen and page. Her first plays, Cowboy Boots and a Corsage and Magpie, were for CBC radio. Her full-length stage plays include her Alberta LandWorks Trilogy: Coal Valley, The Seed Savers and Alberta Playwriting Competition winner, Last Chance Leduc. Her opera, The Handless Maiden, received a recital reading in Vancouver and Hope Soup, for radio, was recorded at the Edmonton Fringe. Her web series, about Edmonton youth changing their world, is at sustainablemeyeg.ca. Art Lessons, her novel, was a finalist for the Edmonton Book Prize and the Alberta Readers’ Choice Award. A Finalist in the High Plains Book Awards, Winning Chance is her recent collection of short stories. Katherine co-produces Script Salon, a monthly play reading series, and Edmonton Script Salon Podcasts. She has taught at the University of Alberta and Maskwacis Cultural College, and served as Canadian Authors Association Writer-in-Residence for two years. Katherinekoller.ca