Member Profile

Kathleen McDonnell

Kathleen McDonnell was born in Chicago, Illinois and came to Canada in 1969. She has been writing plays--non-fiction and fiction for both adult and young audiences since the late seventies.

Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

Kid Culture: Children, Adults & Popular Culture. Toronto: Second Story Press, 1994.
Ezzie's Emerald. Toronto: Second Story Press, 1990.
Not an Easy Choice. Toronto: Women's Press, 1984.
The Songweavers. Second Story Press, 2008
1212: Year of the Journey. Second Story Press, 2006
The Shining World. Second Story Press, 2003
Honey, We Lost the Kids. Second Story Press, 2001
The Nordlings. Second Story Press, 1999
Putting on a Show: Theater for Young People. Second Story Press, 2005
Emily Included . Second Story Press, 2011

Awards

Chalmers Canadian Children's Play Award for Loon Boy, 1994.
Fireweed Women's Playwriting Award for Risk Factors, 1980.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Description


Presentation Length:
flexible
Genre:
Drama, Fiction/Non-Fiction
Grades:
4-12
Audience size:
30
Workshop Description:


Northern OAC WITS:
No
Two sessions:
$200
Four sessions:
$300
GST:
GST not applicable