On Our Shelves Now
Prosper is a fisherman just trying to get by. When Eddy, a slippery eel salesman, arrives in town peddling progress to the rural African community, Prosper's woes only increase. Faced with an invasive new species in his lake, his fortunes decline along with the fish population, and Prosper gets a lesson in gift horses and generosity.
About the Author
Donna-Michelle St. Bernard is a prolific wordslinger, working for change through the arts as a playwright, director, and performer. Some notable works for the stage include Cake, Gas Girls, and Salome's Clothes. She has been playwright-in-residence at Obsidian Theatre, lead vocalist for Belladonna & the Awakening, and a contributor to Afrotoronto.com. In 2013 Donna-Michelle received a Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award from the Canada Council for the Arts. She lives in Toronto.