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Kelly Jo Burke

CANADA

Kelley Jo Burke is a New England-born, Winnipeg-raised, Saskatchewan-based award-winning playwright and poet. Her writing has been produced and published in Canada, including Jane's Thumb, published by Signature Editions, Charming and Rose: True Love, which has been staged over thirty times in Canada, the US and Europe, and her most recent radio play Big Ocean, which was heard on public radio in seven countries. Her documentaries for CBC Radio's "Ideas" include "Chorus of Angels", "Mothers of Miscarriage" and "The Word for World Is Imagination: The Worlds of Ursula K. LeGuin". Kelley Jo directs and produces for stage and radio, and is the host of "Sound Xchange", CBC Saskatchewan's radio performance hour.