Megan Coles is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland and the National Theatre School of Canada. She is co-founder and co-artistic director of Poverty Cove Theatre Company. Megan is currently working on a trilogy of plays examining resource exploitation in Newfoundland and Labrador titled Falling Trees, Building Houses and Wasting Paper. She is a member of the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, Playwrights’ Guild of Canada, Playwrights’ Atlantic Resource Centre (NL Rep) and Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal. Her completed plays include The Battery, Bound and Our Eliza which is forthcoming (May 2014) in an anthology of contemporary Newfoundland plays from Breakwater Books. Megan, originally from Savage Cove on the Great Northern Peninsula, currently resides in St. John’s, NL.