Screenwriter Barry Healey reads at Bishop’s University

Bishop’s University is pleased to announce the Morris House Reading Series’ (MHRS) final reading of the 2015-16 season with screenwriter and author, Barry Healey. Mr. Healey will read on Saturday, March 12th at 1:30 pm at Bishop’s University in the Cleghorn Room located in the McGreer building. The event is free and open to the public. An informal reception with refreshments will follow the reading. This MHRS event is sponsored by Academic Enrichment (Bishop’s University), the Department of English (Bishop’s University), BU Film Festival (Bishop’s University), and Baraka Books.

During the 1970s and 80s, Barry Healey wrote television variety for such performers as Milton Berle, Arte Johnson, Soupy Sales, Bob Crane, Andy Griffith, Sally Kellerman, Jackie Mason, Henry Mancini, Van Johnson, and others. His motion picture credits include the award-winning shorts Outtakes (1978) writer/director/producer; The Night Before The Morning After (1979) writer/director; and the feature films The Grey Fox (1982) co-producer; One Magic Christmas (1985) writer; Big Deal (1985) director; Hollywood North (2003) writer. The Sex Life of the Amoeba is his first novel. His second book is Exhilarating Prose (co-edited with Cordelia Strube). Healey lives in Toronto.

The Morris House Reading Series is in its twelfth year of hosting both established and up-and-coming Canadian authors at Bishop’s University. Prestigious writers such as Claire Holden Rothman, Alistair MacLeod, Anne Michaels, Douglas Gibson, Anne Fortier, and M. NourbeSe Philip have shared their work, answered questions, and spoken personally with students, faculty, and community members during past events. The 2015-16 season featured acclaimed writers Heather O’Neill and Jordan Tannahill.

Additional Information:
Further information about past readings or updates about our events can be viewed on the Morris House Reading Series website.

Contact Information:
For further information about this event, please contact Linda Morra by email at