Originally from the Rockies, Georgina Beaty is a writer and actor. She has co-created five plays that were presented across Canada, and she is the playwright of Extremophiles. Beaty is a Jessie Award-winning actor who has performed in theatres from the West Coast to Montreal, including most recently in Counting Sheep in London, England. Her fiction and poetry have been published in New England Review, The Fiddlehead, Plenitude, Neon and Gush. Beaty holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia, and is drawn to absurd, darkly humorous stories about the extreme times in which we live.