Farmer, Bonnie

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Bonnie Farmer was born in Nova Scotia and raised in Montreal where she teaches Kindergarten and writes children’s books and plays. She’s written five picture books, the latest of which is entitled Oscar Lives Next Door: A Story Inspired by Oscar Peterson’s Childhood (Owlkids, 2015). It won the 2016 Quebec Writers’ Federation prize for children’s literature. Her two most recent plays, Gollywog and Big Feelin’, have been workshopped at Black Theatre Workshop and Playwright’s Workshop of Montreal, respectively. She also has a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from Concordia University. Bonnie enjoys scrapbooking and watching British dramas and mysteries.