Mishka Lavigne is a playwright and literary translator based in Ottawa/Gatineau. Her plays have been produced and developed in Canada, Switzerland, France, Germany and the United States. Her play Havre was recently awarded the Governor General’s Literary Prize for Drama (French). Her most recent play Copeaux, a movement-based poetic creation piece with director Éric Perron premiered in Ottawa in March 2020. She is currently working on her new play Shorelines, slated for production in 2021, on a bilingual opera libretto with Montreal composer Tim Brady, and is developing a scripted comedy series as part of the CBC’s Creative Relief Fund. Mishka is a National New Play Network (USA) alumni playwright as well as a member of the Playwrights’ Guild of Canada and the Centre des auteurs dramatiques.