Bronwen Keyes-Bevan is a Toronto-based writer and founder of Boola Bos, an online hub for emerging writers which launched in January 2024.

Prior to launching Boola Bos, Bronwen was newsletter editor at The Shit No One Tells You About Writing, a podcast for emerging writers with over three million downloads. At The Shit No One Tells You About Writing, Bronwen founded the brand’s newsletter, interviewed dozens of bestselling authors and publishing industry experts, and oversaw all editorial aspects of the newsletter.

She is at work on her debut novel, a project which has been supported by the Toronto Arts Council and which landed her a spot in Diaspora Dialogues' mentorship program.

She lives in Toronto with her husband and their son.

Born in Toronto but raised in Ireland, Bronwen studied filmmaking at University of Winchester, UK and screenwriting at Humber College, Toronto.

Her writing on literature, art, and entertainment has appeared in The Irish Times, The National Post, Flare, Post City, and elsewhere. She has appeared as a guest interviewer on The Shit No One Tells You About Writing. Her personal essays have appeared on She Does The City and in the Irish Times anthology, Ireland and Me: Reflections by Emigrants.

She has served as a member of the University of Toronto’s Hart House Literary and Library Committee and as a prose reader for numerous literary journals, most recently at CRAFT Literary.

Her most recent screenplay was shortlisted for the Sundance International Screenwriters Lab and the WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Contest.

She honed her writing craft as assistant to Emmy Award-winning writer and director, Patricia Rozema (Into The Forest, Mansfield Park, I’ve Heard The Mermaids Singing) and taught filmmaking at University of Toronto’s Hart House.

For more on Bronwen's work or to contact her, feel free to get in touch. You can also find her on Twitter @BronwenKeyesBev, Instagram @BronwenKeyesBevan, or check out Boola Bos here.

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