Alison Wearing's 1995 travels through the Middle East resulted in the internationally acclaimed and nationally bestselling memoir, Honeymoon in Purdah—an Iranian journey (Vintage Canada). Alison’s writing has been awarded a National Magazine Award Gold Medal, a Western Canada Magazine Award 1st Prize, has been a finalist for the Journey Prize, and has appeared in the Globe and Mail, National Post, Queen’s Quarterly, BorderCrossings, Geist, Canadian Forum, enRoute, ascent and Shambhala Sun, as well as in the Dropped Threads, AWOL, and Journey Prize Anthologies.
For the last decade, much of Wearing’s energy has been devoted to performing and recording music. Also a devotee of yoga, she leads yoga journeys/retreats in Mexico, as well as yoga, dance & meditation workshops in Mexico and Canada.
Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter is Wearing’s latest project. She premiered the monologue in March 2011. For more about Wearing, visit www.alisonwearing.com.
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