Catherine Hernandez is a proud queer woman of colour, a radical mother, a theatre practitioner, an award-winning author and the artistic director of b current performing arts. She is of Filipino, Spanish, Chinese and Indian heritage, and she is married into the Navajo Nation. Her novel Scarborough, which is soon to be a motion picture, won the Jim Wong-Chu Award for the unpublished manuscript; was a finalist for multiple awards; and was longlisted for Canada Reads. She has also written the plays Singkil and Kilt Pins, as well as the children’s book M Is for Mustache: A Pride ABC Book. Crosshairs is her second novel. She lives in Toronto.
Events Catherine Hernandez was involved in
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 2:00 PM
Join award-winning author Catherine Hernandez and TIFA Director Roland Gulliver for a live conversation on boredom, distraction, escapism and finding creativity during lockdown. Presented in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 7:30 PM
This spring, celebrate the budding voices of three Canadian debut authors: Tea Mutonji (Shut Up You’re Pretty), Derek Mascarenhas (Coconut Dreams) and Bindu Suresh (26 Knots).
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Join authors Andrea Bain, Catherine Hernandez and Carrianne Leung for a lively reading of their latest works in Markham.