Monday, August 13, 2007
Judith Robinson is an author, journalist, playwright and teacher from Burlington. Her first book, Working Miracles: The Drama and Passion of Aimee Semple McPherson, was published by Altitude Publishing in 2006 as part of their series of short biographies of famous Canadians. Judith was a regional reporter for the Globe and Mail in northern Ontario, specializing in corporate environmental trials, and a freelance writer/broadcaster for CBC Radio. Judith has been a book reviewer for Quill and Quire; for the 2006-2007 school year she was the Arts and Culture Editor of Ryerson’s newspaper for Continuing Education students. A graduate of the University of Iowa Playwrights’ Workshop, she won the Richard Maibaum Award in 1995. Her plays have been produced in the United States and Canada. An Ontario high school teacher, she has taught non-fiction writing courses for both The University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies and The University of Western Ontario.