Writer Vera Santamaria crosses borders

From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:

  • Vera Santamaria brings the funny
    With her background and heritage she brings a piquant voice to writing for television. But the most distinctive aspect of her work is the puncturing of pretension and pomposity. On Little Mosque, she wrote an episode where the imam’s shoes get stolen at the mosque, and another where a character thinks he’s dying and tries to make amends to the community. The synopses sound slight, but both are goofy-clever, illuminating affectations and vanity. Read more.