On Our Shelves Now
Iris is trying to hold it together. She may very well fly off the face of the earth if she doesn't hang on to the kitchen counter. At least that's how she feels after her mother, Bernice, a lively, recently widowed 55-year-old breaks the news that she has early onset Alzheimer's. A new play about family dynamics and mental illness.
About the Author
Beth Graham was born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and raised in Cochrane, Alberta. She is an actor and playwright who graduated from the University of Alberta's BFA acting program in 1998. She is one of the co-creators of The Drowning Girls, a play that toured across Canada and continues to be produced nationally and internationally. The Drowning Girls was nominated for the Carol Bolt Award and received the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama. Beth lives in Edmonton with her husband Patrick and their twelvepound Pomeranian cross, Oscar.