The OWC is proud to announce our Closing Speaker!

Deborah Kimmett

The Ontario Writers’ Conference is delighted to announce that the very talented Deborah Kimmett will be 2013’s closing speaker!

Deborah KimmettDeborah Kimmett is packing 30 years of writing in her Spanks.

Kimmett performs regularly on CBC Radio, on The Debaters, LOL and DNTO. And as well as Winnipeg Comedy Festival. She has written for TV, radio and film and has two comedic essay books, called Reality is Over Rated and That which Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Funnier. She also has seven plays, and one novel, Out Running Crazy to her name. She has performed her one woman shows for over 20 years and her play Miracle Mother, about her daughter’s premature birth, was nominated for a Governor General Award in 1994.

This 25 year veteran of the Second City continues to inspire improvisers and wrote humorous essays for More Magazine and has just completed full length feature about female prison guards called The Hole, which is in development with Girls on Bicycles Productions.

Her fearless life changing retreats have people returning over and over again, and her company has just launched “Let Me Midwife Your Writing Life,” an online strategy course for writers and creative souls to finally get their projects done and out there.

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