Kent Stetson, C.M. (born July 5, 1948 in Marshfield, Prince Edward Island) is a Canadian playwright and novelist. He is best known for the plays Warm Wind in China (1988), one of the first and most prominent AIDS-themed plays produced in Canada; As I Am (1986), a noted gay-themed work; and the Governor Generals Literary Award-winning The Harps of God (1997). His other plays include Queen of the Cadillac (1990), Just Plain Murder (1992), Sweet Magdalena (1994), The Eyes of the Gull (2000), New Arcadia (2001) and Horse High, Bull Strong, Pig Tight (2004). He has also published two novels, The World Above the Sky (2010) and Meat Cove (2013). He recently served as head writer for the spectacular sound and light show on Parliament Hill Northern Lights/Lumiere du Nord.

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  • Kent Stetson, C.M. (born July 5, 1948 in Marshfield, Prince Edward Island) is a Canadian playwright and novelist. He is best known for the plays Warm Wind in China (1988), one of the first and most prominent AIDS-themed plays produced in Canada; As I Am (1986), a noted gay-themed work; and the Governor Generals Literary Award-winning The Harps of God (1997). His other plays include Queen of the Cadillac (1990), Just Plain Murder (1992), Sweet Magdalena (1994), The Eyes of the Gull (2000), New Arcadia (2001) and Horse High, Bull Strong, Pig Tight (2004). He has also published two novels, The World Above the Sky (2010) and Meat Cove (2013). He recently served as head writer for the spectacular sound and light show on Parliament Hill Northern Lights/Lumiere du Nord. The Harps of God received the 2001 Governor General's Literary Award for English language drama, and the 2001 Canadian Author’s Association’s inaugural Carol Bolt Award. He won the Herman Voaden Playwriting Competition for New Arcadia, the Prince Edward Island Literary Award for outstanding contributions to the literature of Prince Edward Island, and the Wendell Boyle Award for contributions to PEI heritage. He was appointed to the Order of Canada in July 2007. (en)
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  • Kent Stetson, C.M. (born July 5, 1948 in Marshfield, Prince Edward Island) is a Canadian playwright and novelist. He is best known for the plays Warm Wind in China (1988), one of the first and most prominent AIDS-themed plays produced in Canada; As I Am (1986), a noted gay-themed work; and the Governor Generals Literary Award-winning The Harps of God (1997). His other plays include Queen of the Cadillac (1990), Just Plain Murder (1992), Sweet Magdalena (1994), The Eyes of the Gull (2000), New Arcadia (2001) and Horse High, Bull Strong, Pig Tight (2004). He has also published two novels, The World Above the Sky (2010) and Meat Cove (2013). He recently served as head writer for the spectacular sound and light show on Parliament Hill Northern Lights/Lumiere du Nord. (en)
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