A northern Ontario gothic, Beaver follows Beatrice "Beaver" Jersey as she learns to grow beyond her circumscribed world, struggling with her whacky extended family, her alcoholic father, and her chain-smoking ghost of a mother.
CLAUDIA DEY is a novelist, playwright and columnist. Her plays have been produced internationally and include Beaver, Trout Stanley and The Gwendolyn Poems, which was nominated for the Governor General’s Award and the Trillium Award. Her debut novel, Stunt, was chosen by The Globe and Mail and Quill & Quire as a Best Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award. Dey lives in Toronto and is co-owner and co-creator of the design label Horses Atelier.