Jordan Tannahill

Jordan Tannahill is an award-winning playwright, filmmaker, author and theatre director.
Jordan Tannahill is an award-winning, playwright, author and theatre director from Ottawa. (Alejandro Santiago)

Jordan Tannahill is an accomplished playwright, filmmaker, author and theatre director. He won the 2014 Governor General's Award for English-language drama for his collection of three plays called Age of MinorityHe is the co-founder of Kensington performance space Videofag and his work often centres around queer and feminist themes, incorporating fantasy, mythological and historical elements. 

Tannahill's debut novel Liminal was published in January of 2018. His most recent work, Botticelli in the Fire & Sunday in Sodom is a collection of two plays that re-imagines the stories of Sandro Botticelli and the biblical story of Lot's wife in a modern context.  

Botticelli in the Fire & Sunday in Sodom won the 2018 Governor General's Literary Award for drama. Tannahill wrote the poem Bare Witness for the special CBC Books series Borders.

Books by Jordan Tannahill


Featured VideoComing of Age. Toronto playwright Jordan Tannahill wins this year's Governor General's award for English drama for his three play collection, "Age of Minority," which tells the stories of three young outcasts struggling to deal with their sexuality.
Featured VideoCelebrated Canadian stage director shares the joys and challenges of a challenging play.