Would you like to know more about the publishing process at the largest publishing house for Canadian plays? Annie Gibson, publisher at Playwrights Canada Press, will take us through her process including submissions, selecting plays, contracts, editing, royalties, and distribution. Christine Quintana, PGC member and published playwright with Playwrights Canada Press, will join Annie to share her experience with getting a play published. Sign up for this webinar to learn when, why, and how to get published as a Canadian playwright.
January 17th, 2022 | 1pm eastern time | Zoom Webinar
Free for PGC Members
$20 (+hst) for Non-Members
About the Panelists
Annie Gibson is the publisher at Playwrights Canada Press. A graduate of the University of Toronto, Annie followed her love of theatre and books to its logical conclusion: publishing plays. She’s worked at Playwrights Canada Press since 2005, and as publisher since 2008. She also loves baseball and baking.
Annie is passionate about the book industry and the supply chain that gets books into the hands of readers. A former member of the board of directors of both the Association of Canadian Publishers and eBOUND Canada, Annie currently sits on the board of the Book and Periodical Council. She is an active member of the BPC’s Freight and Distribution Committee, the professional advisory committee for Sheridan College’s Creative Writing and Publishing program, and is a co-chair of the ACP’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Born in Los Angeles, Christine is now a grateful visitor to the unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people (Vancouver, BC). She is an actor, playwright, and co-Artistic Producer of Delinquent Theatre. Christine is the winner of the prestigious Siminovitch Protégé prize, a Dora Mavor Moore Award, Jessie Richardson Theatre Award, Tom Hendry Award, and Sydney Risk Award. Her works include Clean (with translator and adaptor Paula Zelaya Cervantes); Someone Like You; Never The Last (created with violinist Molly MacKinnon), and El Terremoto, an adaptation of Chekhov’s Three Sisters set in Vancouver, BC. Christine is a proud co-founding member of the Canadian Latinx Theatre Artist Coalition. She holds a BFA in Acting from the University of British Columbia. christinequintana.ca
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