Sunday, March 14, 2010
Sky Gilbert is a writer, director, and drag queen extraordinaire. He was co-founder and artistic director of Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (North America's largest gay and lesbian theatre) for 18 years. His novels are critically acclaimed. He has also published two collections of poetry, a theatre memoir and a novella. He was the recipient of the ReLit Award for his fourth novel, An English Gentleman. Gilbert's most recent collection of poems is A Nice Place To Visit. Sky Gilbert holds a University Research Chair in Creative Writing and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph's School of English and Theatre Studies.