Transatlantic Agency is delighted to announce that Catherine Hernandez is being represented for screenwriting by Samantha Haywood. Her primary literary agent for book and book-to-tv/film is Marilyn Biderman.

 If you’re not already aware of Catherine Hernandez, she is a proud queer woman of colour, the outgoing artistic director of b current performing arts and an award-winning author. Her first novel, Scarborough, soon to be a motion picture, won the Jim Wong-Chu Award for unpublished manuscript; was a finalist for the Toronto Book Award, the Evergreen Forest of Reading Award, the Edmund White Award, and the Trillium Book Award; and was longlisted for Canada Reads. It made the “Best of 2017” lists for the Globe and MailNational Post, Quill and Quire, and CBC Books. The film adaptation of Scarborough is currently in post-production by Compy Films with the support of Reel Asian Film Festival and Telefilm Canada. Her second book, Crosshairs, will be released this year in Canada, the US and the UK. Her third book, Make A See, is forthcoming from HarperCollins Canada in 2022. As a playwright, her critically acclaimed work includes The Femme PlaylistSingkil, and Eating with Lola. She has served playwright residencies at Theatre Passe Muraille, Carlos Bulosan Theatre, Shaw Festival Theatre, Blyth Festival Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and Nightswimming Theatre. Her children’s books include M is for Mustache: A Pride ABC Book, and I Promise.  As a screenwriter Catherine adapted her award-winning novel Scarborough and is already working on a classified television project and undisclosed audio series. For more about Catherine Hernandez:  

Catherine is especially interested in screenwriting opportunities in the Can Lit book-to-tv/film realm. For questions or requests please contact: