Alison Wearing's first book was the internationally acclaimed travel memoir Honeymoon in Purdah: an Iranian Journey. Her most recent work, Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter, is both a memoir and a one-woman play.

The memoir was shortlisted for the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Nonfiction, nominated for the RBC/Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction and became a national bestseller.

The play has earned numerous awards, including Best Dramatic Script at NYC's United Solo, the largest festival of solo theatre in the world.

Alison performs, speaks and teaches across North America.

She is based in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.


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