Georgina Beaty is a Toronto based screenwriter, fiction writer, and the playwright or co-creator of eight pieces which have played across Canada and garnered citations for ‘Risk and Innovation’ and ‘Best New Performance Text’. Her short fiction has been published in literary journals in the US, Canada and UK and she holds an MFA in creative writing from UBC. An award-winning actor, Beaty has performed in theatres across the country, and most recently, with Belarus Free Theatre in London, England. She writes darkly humorous, character driven stories about the extreme times in which we live. Originally from the Rockies, Beaty is an avid hiker; she can carry a lot of weight on her back.