Devyani Saltzman

Devyani Saltzman is a writer and curator with a deep interest in relevant multidisciplinary programming at the intersection between art, ideas and social justice. She is the Director of Public Programming at the AGO, working across all disciplines and the author of Shooting Water and was the 2014-18 Director of Literary Arts at the Banff Centre as well as the Founding Curator, Literary Programming at Luminato, North America's largest multi arts festival and Toronto's Festival of Arts and Creativity. Her work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, National Post, The Atlantic and Tehelka. She sits on the boards of the Writers’ Trust of Canada and SummerWorks Performance Festival, and has been a juror for the National Magazine Awards, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and The Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.