Host: Ann-Marie MacDonald

Ann-Marie MacDonald is an author, playwright and actor. Best known for her plays, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) and Belle Moral: A Natural History, as well as her novels, Fall On Your Knees and The Way the Crow Flies, she also enjoys a career on stage, most recently in Soulpepper Theatre Company's acclaimed production of Top Girls.

Her work as a screen actor has earned her a Gemini Award and a Genie Nomination. Ms MacDonald's writing has been honoured with numerous awards including The Chalmers, The Dora Mavor Moore, The Governor General's and The Commonwealth Prize. She hosted CBC's Life and Times for seven seasons. Ms MacDonald lives in Toronto with her family.

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