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Caitlin Hicks

Author, playwright, and performer

Caitlin Hicks is an author, international playwright, and acclaimed performer in British Columbia. 

Her theatrical writing has been performed on CBC’s national radio and in two editions of Smith& Kraus’ series Best Women’s Stage Monologues (1999 & 2000 New York), as well as She Speaks (2006) published by Playwrights Canada Press. Hicks’ has performed her original theatrical work (Six Palm Trees, Just A Little Fever, Singing the Bones) in international productions in the US (California), Canada, Sweden, England, Ireland and The Netherlands.

A screen adaptation of Hicks’ internationally toured play “Singing the Bones”, Published (1997) by Playwrights Union of Canada’s PUC Play Service, debuted as a feature film at Montreal World Film Festival (2001) and screened around the world. 

Her novel A Theory of Expanded Love was published by Light Messages Publishing (Durham, North Carolina, 2015) and won many awards, including ‘Best New Fiction’ on iTunes. 

Her audiobook of A Theory of Expanded Love was awarded Distinguished Favourite in the NYC Big Book Award of 2022.

Hicks’ writing has been published in The Vancouver Sun, The Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Fiddlehead and other publications. 

Her podcast SOME KINDA WOMAN, Stories of Us, captures women’s voices at both small and profound moments in their lives and can be downloaded wherever podcasts are streamed – and on her website, www.caitlinhicks.com

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