Natalie Meisner is a playwright and award-winning multi-genre author, who got her start in the indie theatre and spoken word scene of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Since then, she has worked across the country in theatre and the literary arts. Her works include Legislating Love: The Everett Klippert Story, Boom Baby, which won both the Canadian National and the Alberta Playwriting Award, Speed Dating for Sperm Donors, the non-fiction memoir, Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family, and the kids’ picture book, My Mommy, My Mama, My Brother, and Me. Meisner is a wife and mom to two great boys and a Professor in the Department of English at Mount Royal University where she works in the areas of creative writing, drama and gender/ sexuality studies. She was Calgary Poet Laureate, 2020-2022.