Alison Wearing is the author of prize-winning articles and essays, short stories, travel literature, memoir, and solo plays.

Her most recent work, Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter, is both a memoir and a multimedia solo play. The memoir was shortlisted for the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Nonfiction, nominated for the RBC/Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction, and it became a national bestseller. 

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

Alison performs, speaks, and teaches writing workshops internationally. 

She is based in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.


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