Catherine Kidd

Catherine Kidd is a Montreal writer known for her zoological performance poetry. Her solo show Sea Peach won a Montreal Critics’ for Best New Text, touring to Toronto Harbourfront’s World Stage, the Edinburgh Fringe, and the Spier Arts Poetry Festival in Cape Town, South Africa. A graduate of Concordia’s MA program in Creative Writing, Catherine has taught writing at that university and elsewhere. A chapter of her novel, Missing the Ark, was nominated for the Journey Prize, while her voice may be heard in air safety messages, video games, and as the voice of a prehistoric snail at the Joggins Fossil Museum. Her solo show Hyena Subpoena toured recently to Singapore.