Loretta Seto is an award-winning playwright, as well as children’s book author, fiction- and screenwriter. Her play Dirty Old Woman was a smash hit at the 2014 Vancouver Fringe Festival, enjoying a completely sold-out run, as well as winning the Pick of the Fringe and The Cultchivating the Fringe awards. The play was remounted in April 2016 at The Cultch, again selling out its entire run and garnering more positive reviews. Her latest play, The Ones We Leave Behind, was selected and produced by Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre, and had a successful run at The Cultch in October 2018.
Loretta is the author of the children’s picture book Mooncakes (Orca Books), as well as the co-founder of Wet Ink Collective, an initiative that supports the creation, development and production of new plays written by women. Having earned her MFA in Creative Writing at UBC, Loretta is excited by the new challenges she faces writing in different genres. She lives in Vancouver, BC.