Donna Morrissey

Donna Morrissey

Donna Morrissey is the award-winning author of five novels - Kit’s Law, Downhill Chance, Sylvanus Now, which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, What They Wanted, and The Deception of Livvy Higgs - as well as the Gemini Award-winning screenplay Clothesline Patch. Morrissey grew up in The Beaches, a small fishing outport in Newfoundland, and now lives in Halifax, Canada.



You remember what I says. You’re the fortunate one. You still gets to be with us for a bit longer. The other one—well, he’s watching on, somewhere

The Fortunate Brother

Donna Morrissey