Simon Johnston

Simon’s novel, “House of Daughters,” was released in December 2022. “House of Wives”, published by Penguin Random House, was a Globe and Mail bestseller in 2016. His short stories have appeared in Ricepaper and other magazines. Simon was born and raised in Hong Kong and educated in Canada at McMaster University ‘72. He has worked extensively in Canada as an artistic director, director, and playwright, and most recently, as the Artistic & Executive Director of the Gateway Theatre from 1999-2012. Simon lives in South Surrey, B.C. with his wife Sheila and their sybaritic cat Dash.