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Mansel Robinson

Mansel Robinson Stage plays have been professionally produced across the country. They include Muskeg & Money, Thea, Two Rooms, Bite the Hand, Picking Up Chekhov, Scorched Ice, Street Wheat, Spitting Slag, Ghost Trains, Downsizing Democracy, The Heart as It Lived, Collateral Damage and Colonial Tongues. Most recently he was one of ten writers on Gabriel Dumont's Wild West Show, a multi-lingual extravaganza that played Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Saskatoon.  He has been writer in residence at Northern Light Theatre in Edmonton, the Berton House in Dawson City, the University of Windsor and the Regina Public Library. In 2013 he was shortlisted for the prestigious Siminovitch Prize in playwriting. Awards include the Geist Magazaine Award for Distance Writing, The City of Regina Award and the John V. HIcks Award. A twenty-year resident of Saskatchewan, Mansel now lives in a small cabin down-river from his hometown of Chapleau, in Northern Ontario.

Phone number:
705 864 0978


Bite The Hand. Scirocco Drama, 2009
Roc & Rail (Slague et Trains Fantômes). Prise de Parole, 2008
Picking Up Chekhov. Scirocco Drama, 2007
Street Wheat. Coteau Books, 2002
Rock n' Rail: Ghost Trains and Spitting Slag. Thistledown Press, 2002
Colonial Tongues (Staging the North: Twelve Canadian Plays). Playwrights Canada Press, 1999
Downsizing Democracy. PUC Play Service, 1998
Slag. Thistledown Press, 1997
The Heart As It Lived. Playwrights Canada Press, 1997
Colonial Tongues. Playwrights Canada Press, 1995
Collateral Damage. Blizzard Publishing, 1994
Two Rooms. Scirocco Drama, 2011
II (Deux). Prise De Parole, 2012


Uprising National Play Award for Two Rooms, 2010
John V. Hicks Award for Two Rooms, 2010
Geist Magazine's Distance Writing Award for Geist Magazine, 1996
City of Regina Writing Award for The Education of Annie McBride (The Heart As It Lived), 1994
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