Erin Shields is a Montreal based playwright. Her most recent play, Paradise Lost, premiered at The Stratford Festival this summer and was published by Playwrights Canada Press. It won the Quebec Writers Federation Prize for Playwriting was nominated for a Governor General’s Literary Award. Erin won the 2011 Governor General's Award for her play If We Were Birds, which premiered at Tarragon Theatre. Other theatre credits include: The Lady from the Sea (The Shaw Festival), The Millennial Malcontent and Soliciting Temptation (Tarragon Theatre), The Angel and the Sparrow (The Segal Centre), Beautiful Man and Montparnasse (Groundwater Productions), Instant (Geordie Productions, DORA for Outstanding TYA Production, META for Outstanding New Text), Mistatim (Red Sky Performance), and Unit B1717 (Théâtre á Corps Perdus). Upcoming productions: Beautiful Man at Factory Theatre May, 2019; Piaf/Dietrich at Mirvish Productions, September-December, 2019; Paradise Lost at The National Arts Centre, April/May 2020.