Writer in Residence

Meghan Greeley - 2023 Writer-in-Residence


The Department of English and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Memorial University are pleased to announce that our Writer in Residence for Winter 2023 will be Meghan Greeley. 


As part of her residency, Meghan will work one-on-one with successful applicants to take their scripts to the next stage of development. Through virtual and in-person sessions, this program will include script feedback and ongoing support throughout the rewriting and editing process.

Who can apply: Anyone with a script in progress, at any stage of the process. 

How to apply: Please send script samples, along with a brief introductory email about your goals for its development, to Meghan Greeley (e53meg@mun.ca). 

Deadline to apply: January 27th, 2023. Spaces are limited!

Meghan Greeley is a writer, editor, performer, dramaturg, and director originally from Corner Brook, NL. Her poetry, prose, and scripts have been published in The Stockholm Review of LiteratureEphemera, Metatron's ÖMËGÄ project, Riddle FenceHumber Mouths 2The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Drama (Vol. 1), and the Playwrights Canada Press anthology Long Story Short. As a playwright, she was a 2016 nominee for the RBC Tarragon Emerging Playwrights Prize and was later a resident of both the Tarragon Playwrights Unit and Nightwood Theatres Write from the Hip program. Her stage plays have been produced in Calgary, Toronto, Halifax, and across Newfoundland. Most recently, her play Hunger was published by Breakwater Books in Spring 2022. Current projects include a play in development with Poverty Coves inaugural playwrights' unit, a musical commission for Rising Tide Theatre (co-written with Mallory Clarke), and the writing of a debut novel thanks to the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts and ArtsNL. Her first novella, Jawbone, will be published by Radiant Press in 2023. She is the Artistic Associate of White Rooster Theatre and a nonfiction editor at Riddle Fence.