Irene N. Watts

Irene N. Watts

British Columbia

Irene N. Watts has been a storyteller since the age of seven. She has written poems, plays, novels and non-fiction books. As a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada, she wrote and directed plays for young audiences to be performed at schools. Watts’ graphic novel, Seeking Refuge, captures her experiences when she was sent to England from Germany on the Kindertransport at the age of seven. This was a military operation that saved almost 10,000 Jewish children during WWII.

Appearing at:

Seeking Refuge