PTC Welcomes New Communications Manager

Kit McKeown: wearing short-sleeve jean shirt, has brown hair an blue eyes and is similing at camera with one hand in pocket standing in front of green trees

We’re excited to welcome Kit McKeown to the PTC team as our new Communications Manager. Kit is a poet who brings a background in performance to their new role. Currently studying publishing at SFU, Kit will be taking over for Belinda Bruce who will continue to do design work for PTC from her new home in Windsor. “I’m so happy to welcome Kit to PTC, and look forward to their fresh insights into how we communicate what we do with the world,” enthused AED, Heidi Taylor. You can reach Kit with your members’ news at kit@playwrightstheatre.com.

Kit McKeown (they/them) is thrilled to be joining the PTC team as Communications Manager! They are a transmasculine nonbinary poet, playwright, performer, and publisher living on the unceded territories of the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. They are currently pursuing a Master of Publishing degree at Simon Fraser University. They won the George McWhirter Prize of Poetry in 2020, and were shortlisted for Peach Mag’s GOLD in Poetry Prize in 2019. Their poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry Magazine, Room, Peach Mag, Poetry is Dead, The Puritan, and Bad Nudes. Their debut chapbook I NEED NOT BE GOOD is forthcoming in January 2022 with Rahila’s Ghost Press, and they will be performing in Geordie Theatre’s adaptation of Kai Cheng Thom’s book, From The Stars In The Sky To The Fish In The Sea, at the Centaur Theatre
in Montreal in May 2022.

Photo by K. Ho