Natalie Meisner, Professor

Natalie Meisner

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

Office: EA3122
Phone: 403.440.5925

Natalie Meisner ( is a playwright, an award-winning multi-genre author and fifth Poet Laureate of Calgary. BADDIE ONE SHOE is a collection of odes to renegade women who fight the powers that be with laughter. BOOM BABY won both the Canadian National & the Alberta Playwriting Award. SPEED DATING FOR SPERM DONORS was a hit at Lunchbox & Neptune. DOUBLE PREGNANT (Fernwood) topped non-fiction lists and her first book for kids MY MOMMY, MY MAMA, MY BROTHER & ME is about a two-mom biracial family finding community. Meisner is a wife, a mom to two great boys and a professor in the Department of English, Languages, and Cultures where she teaches creative writing, drama, and gender/sexuality studies.