Eugene Stickland

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  • James McKinnon (Victoria University of Wellington)

Eugene Stickland is a contemporary Canadian playwright of several widely-produced plays, most notably Some Assembly Required (1994), Sitting on Paradise (1996), A Guide to Mourning (1998), Midlife (2002), and All Clear (2004), all of which premiered at Alberta Theatre Projects'  playRites festival in Calgary, Alberta.  He has written at least 14 plays since 1984, in a variety of dramatic genres and formats.  He is also a prominent teacher and mentor, who leads playwriting workshops and writers'  circles across Canada and the United States.  His best-known work, Some Assembly Required, was a finalist for the Governor-General's Literary Award in 1995, and has had over 30 p…

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McKinnon, James. "Eugene Stickland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 03 April 2006
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