Fatuma Adar (she/her) is a Somali-Canadian writer based in Toronto. She was long-listed in CBC’s Creative Nonfiction Prize and profiled in Up Close: Young Black Women Making Canada Better. In 2017, she joined the third cohort of The Bars Workshop at the Public Theater in New York City. Her work has been featured in the Toronto Star, The Globe & Mail and an anthology entitled Black Writers Matter published by the University of Regina Press. She is developing a new musical called Dixon Road with support from the OAC, TAC, Obsidian Theatre and The Musical Stage Company. Fatuma is excited to continue her work advocating for Black Creators as Obsidian’s Artistic Producer.
Learn more about Fatuma and her work on her website: www.fatumaadar.com