Erik Mortensen lives in Fergus, Ontario and is currently pursuing a double major in History and English at Guelph. He has written several plays and is currently working on screenplays and a second novel, Divine Revolution. He has won the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association Provincial Young Authors award and the Sears Drama Festival Award of Excellence. He owns and operates The Mainstreet Players and writes, directs and produces productions around the Guelph area.
Mortensen’s interests focus on the intersection of literature and social change, specifically the ways in which texts interact with and encourage dialogue within our social world. He is a writer, director, producer, stand-up comedian, and actor who enjoys cooking, travel, and film.