Claudia Dey

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Claudia Dey
Born 1972/1973 (age 44–45)[1]
Toronto, Ontario
Education McGill University
National Theatre School of Canada
Occupation Writer
Spouse(s) Don Kerr

Claudia Dey (born c. 1972/1973)[1] is a Canadian writer. She was born in Toronto, Ontario. She studied English Literature at McGill University and playwriting at the National Theatre School of Canada,[1] where she graduated in 1997.[2]

Dey's first novel, Stunt, was published by Coach House Books. It was one of The Globe and Mail's "2008 Globe 100"[3] and Quill and Quire’s "Books of the Year."[4] It was nominated for the First Novel Award.[5]

Her plays have been translated into French and German. They include Beaver, The Gwendolyn Poems and Trout Stanley. The Gwendolyn Poems was nominated for the 2002 Governor General's Awards and the Trillium Book Award.

From 2007 to 2009, she wrote the Group Therapy column in The Globe and Mail.[6] She also wrote the sex column in Toro magazine under the pseudonym Bebe O'Shea.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She is married to Canadian musician Don Kerr.



  1. ^ a b c d Hannon, Gerald (May 2008). "Drama Queen". Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  2. ^ "Alumni, Playwriting: 1990-1999". National Theatre School of Canada. 
  3. ^ "The best fiction of 2008". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. December 4, 2008. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  4. ^ "Books of the Year 2008". 2008. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  5. ^ "First Novel Award". Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  6. ^ "Claudia Dey". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. Archived from the original on February 25, 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 

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