Anna is an award-winning author and multidisciplinary artist, whose works are collaborative and community-engaged.
She has led over 25 public art projects and curated programs for Inside Out Film Festival, Mayworks Festival, and Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.
Her books have been recognized with distinctions from the LAMBDA Literary Foundation, the Association of Independent Publishers, the American Library of Congress, and are part of the University of Toronto’s Fisher Rare Books Library Queer Canadian Literature Collection.
Tristan R. Whiston
Tristan is a director, dramaturge, and community artist. He has written and directed five audio documentaries for CBC, including Middle C, which won the 2007 Premios Ondas Award for International Radio.
He has directed Gender Play, trace, and was dramaturge and performer on Hush, which was presented at the London International Festival of Theatre and the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England.
Tristan’s film pINCO Triangle was honoured with three 2018 Queer North Awards, including Best Canadian Film.
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