Waxy Pith | JACOB WREN

JACOB WREN

Born in 1971 in
Montreal, Quebec.
Lives and works in Montreal.
Travels profusely.

Jacob Wren is a writer and maker of eccentric performances. His books include: Unrehearsed Beauty, Families Are Formed Through Copulation and Revenge Fantasies of the Politically Dispossessed. In February 2011, Jacob completed his most recent novel: Polyamorous Love Song.
 
As co-artistic director of Montreal-based interdisciplinary group PME-ART he has co-created: En français comme en anglais, it’s easy to criticize, Unrehearsed Beauty / Le génie des autres, La famille se crée en copulant, and the ongoing HOSPITALITÉ / HOSPITALITY series.
 
In 2007, on the invitation of Sophiensaele (Berlin) Jacob adapted and directed Wolfgang Koeppen’s 1954 novel Der Tod in Rom, and in 2008 he was commissioned by Campo (Ghent) to collaborate with Pieter De Buysser on An Anthology of Optimism, which toured Europe in 2009 and 2010.
 
Entities in which Jacob Wren engages:
PME-ART
RADICAL CUT
LE QUARTANIER
AN ANTHOLOGY OF OPTIMISM
 
Reviews:
BACK TO THE WORLD
GOOD READS
ADVENT BOOK BLOG
PORCHLIGHT LITERARY MAGAZINE
ELIMAE
CCLaP

 

REVENGE FANTASIES OF THE POLITICALLY DISPOSSESSED; PUBLISHED BY PEDLAR, 2010

 

An Anthology of Optimism; performance presentation, 2009-2010

 

Unrehearsed Beauty; published by The Coach House Press, 1998