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Cheryl Foggo is an award-winning writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and plays; she has also written for TV and film. As a descendant of the migration of Black Oklahomans who settled in Amber Valley, Alberta, and Maidstone, Saskatchewan in 1910, Cheryl is well known for her work uncovering the stories of Alberta’s early Black pioneers. Cheryl has freelanced as a playwright, screenwriter, young adult novelist, and fiction and non-fiction author since 1980. Cheryl’s play John Ware Reimagined has its world premiere in August 2014, produced by Ellipsis Tree Collective Theatre Company. The script won the Writers Guild of Alberta 2015 Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama. Cheryl is published in Canadian Magazine, Reader’s Digest.ca, Avenue, AlbertaViews, Alberta Ventures, Calgary, Western Living, Sunday Magazine, Arts Bridge, Muse, Canadian Consumer, the Calgary Herald, the Globe and Mail and Legacy.