Daniel MacIvor is originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and currently lives in Toronto and Avondale, Nova Scotia.
Daniel received the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama in 2006 for his collection of plays "I Still Love You" and in 2008 he was awarded the Elinore and Lou Siminovitch Prize for Theatre. He is also the recepient of an Obie Award and a GLAAD Award for his play "In On It".
Also a filmmaker he is the writer/director of Past Perfect, Wilby Wonderful the co-writer of Whole New Thing and the writer of Marion Bridge and Trigger.
He is a writer in residence at Tarragon Theatre and Factory Theatre where he is developing a new solo entitled "Who Killed Spalding Gray?", his play "Arigato, Tokyo" is currently running at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre.