Kathryn Mockler is a writer, screenwriter, filmmaker. She is the author of the books Onion Man (Tightrope Books, 2011) and The Saddest Place on Earth (DC Books, 2012). She received her MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia and her BA in Honours English and Creative Writing from Concordia University.
Her writing has been published most recently in Lemon Hound, Pilot Pocket Books, Descant, The Windsor Review, The Capilano Reivew, Joyland.
In 2005, she attended the Canadian Film Centre's Writers' Lab and wrote two short films for the NBC/Universal Short Dramatic Film Program. She has seven shorts films and videos produced to date. Her work has been broadcast on TMN, Movieola, and Bravo and has screened at festivals such as the Washington Project for the Arts Experimental Media Series, Toronto International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Festival, Worldfest, Cinequest, and EMAF. Her films are distributed by Ouat Media, V-tape, and the Canadian Film Centre.
Currently, she is the Toronto editor of Joyland: a hub for short fiction and the publisher and co-editor of the online literary and arts journal The Rusty Toque. She teaches creative writing at Western University.