Natalie Meisner, Professor

Natalie Meisner

BA (Dalhousie)
MA (British Columbia)
PhD (Calgary)

Office: EA3122
Phone: 403.440.5925


Natalie Meisner is full professor in the Department of English, Languages and Cultures, a widely produced author of stage plays and an award-winning multi-genre author. Her play BOOM BABY (about the lives of workers in the oil patch) won both the Canadian National Playwriting Award and the Alberta Playwriting Award and debuts at Eastern Front Theatre in 2020. Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family topped nonfiction lists and was a finalist in the Atlantic Book Awards. SPEED DATING FOR SPERM DONORS was a hit at Lunchbox and Neptune Theatres. Her first children's book, My Mommy, My Mama, My Brother & Me is available from Nimbus Publishing. Her book of poetry BADDY ONE SHOE are odes to the renegades of the past and present who fight the powers that be with laughter. Meisner is a wife and mom to two great boys and a professor in the Department of English at Mount Royal University where she works in the areas of creative writing, drama and gender/ sexuality studies.