David James Brock is a playwright, poet and librettist whose plays and operas have been performed in cities across Canada and the UK. His writing has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary journals including Event, The Hart House Review, The Malahat Review, Poetry is Dead and The Puritan. He was the winner of the 2011 Herman Voaden Canadian National Playwriting Award, and he is also co-creator of Breath Cycle, an opera developed for singers with cystic fibrosis (www.breathcycle.com). He lives in Toronto and can be found on Twitter @davidjamesbrock.
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