Allison Gorner is an author and filmmaker based out of Alberta, Canada and has been creating stories since she learned to write as a child. Her passion for storytelling can be seen in her screenplays, short stories, stage plays and articles.
Allison’s short screenplay, Cheat Day, currently in pre-development, was a finalist in the Screenwriting Master Contest, 2020.
Her short stories appear in several compilations including Canadian Shorts (Mischievous Books), and Treasures Along the Fenceline (ARWA).
Her stage plays include The Ten Virgins (Director, 2007), The Nativity (Writer/Producer/Director, 2017), and Women Who Knew Christ (Writer/Producer/Director, 2017).
Since 2019 she has been writing monthly articles for Opal Writers’ Magazine as a Featured Columnist and Expert Writer.
Allison graduated with honours from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) where she majored as a Writer/Producer/Director in the Cinema, Television, Stage & Radio program. She also completed the Writing for Children program at Winghill Writing School with the Award of Merit for excellent technical skill and high creative endeavour. She gives back to the writing community as a member the Alberta Romance Writers’ Association (ARWA) Board of Directors, teaching ARWA writing workshops, and as a member of the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF).