Sandy Pool

Sandy Pool
Sandy Pool is at Berton House from April to June 2018. She will be working on The Ebbinghaus Illusion, a memoir detailing the suicide of her former romantic partner.

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Wendi Stewart

Wendi Stewart
Wendi Stewart was at Berton House from September to December 2017. She will be working on her third novel, War Paint, which tells the story of a white teacher in a First Nations school and tackles issues of truth and understanding


Lawrence Hill

Lawrence Hill
Lawrence Hill is at Berton House from January to March 2018.  He is working on a novel about 3,000 African-American soldiers who were shipped from the Deep South to northern Canada to build the Alaska Highway.

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Drew Hayden Taylor

Drew Hayden Taylor
Drew Hayden Taylor was at Berton House from April to June 2017. He was working on a new play that he describes as a “comedic murder mystery from the perspective of a Native woman.”

The Writers


Sandy Pool, Calgary, AB
Lawrence Hill, Hamilton, ON


Wendi Stewart, Wolfville, NS
Drew Hayden Taylor, Curve Lake, ON
Stacey Matson, Vancovuer, BC


Debra Komar, Summerside, PE
Claire Caldwell, Toronto, ON
Shauntay Grant, Halifax, NS
Shelagh Plunkett, Montreal, QC


Kim Fu, West Vancouver, BC
Emily Pohl-Weary, Toronto, ON
Jacob Scheier, Toronto, ON
Nicole Dixon, New Waterford, NS


Tara Beagan, Toronto, ON
Anik See, Amsterdam, NLD
Alan Cumyn, Ottawa, ON
Clem Martini, Calgary, AB


James FitzGerald, Toronto, ON
Colleen Murphy, Toronto, ON
Melanie Siebert, Victoria, BC
Chris Turner, Calgary, AB


Sherry MacDonald, Vancouver, BC
Joan Thomas, Winnipeg, MB
Tim Falconer, Toronto, ON
Lawrence Hill*, Hamilton, ON
Dan Dowhal*, Toronto, ON


Manjushree Thapa, Toronto, ON
Jacob McArthur Mooney
, Toronto, ON
Jeanne Randolph
, Winnipeg, MB
Sara Tilley, St. John's, NL


Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, Edmonton, AB
Billeh Nickerson, Toronto, ON
Jeramy Dodds, Fredericton, NB
Mylène Gilbert-Dumas, Sherbrooke, Quebec


Linda Goyette, Edmonton, AB
Pasha Malla, New York, New York
Robert D. Turner, Victoria, BC
Jalal Barzanji, Edmonton, Alberta


Frances Backhouse, Victoria, BC
Elin Kelsey, Bowen Island, BC
Charlotte Gray, Ottawa, Ontario
Monica Graham, Sundridge, Nova Scotia


George Ilsley, Vancouver, BC
Robert Sawyer, Toronto, Ontario
Lisa Pasold, Montreal, Quebec
Julie Burtinshaw, Vancouver, British Columbia


Bruce McDougall, Toronto, Ontario
Phil Hall, Toronto, Ontario
C. E. Gatchalian, Vancouver, BC
Gregory M. Cook, St. John, NB


Charles Wilkins,Thunder Bay, Ontario
Lulu Keating, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Paul McKay, Westport, Ontario


Dick North, Dawson City, Yukon
Brian McKillop, Ottawa, Ontario
Eric Wilson, Victoria, BC


Mark Zuehlke, Victoria, BC
George Fetherling, Vancouver, BC
Jan Thornhill, Sudbury, Ontario


Andrea and David Spalding, Pender Island, BC
Ken McGoogan, Calgary, Alberta
Wayne Curtis, Miramichi, NB


Maureen Hull, Pictou Island, Nova Scotia
Suzanne Harnois, Montreal, Quebec
Benjamin Gallander, Toronto, Ontario
Rachel Manley, Toronto, Jamaica
Steven Heighton, Kingston, Ontario


Kelly Aitken, Toronto, Ontario
Sally Clark, Vancouver, BC
Luanne Armstrong, Vancouver, BC


Julie Brickman, Carlsbad, Ontario
Mansel Robinson, Prince Albert, Alberta
Carmine Starnino, Montreal, Quebec
Darlene St. Pierre, Ladysmith, BC


Michael Kusugak, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
Tess Fragoulis, Montreal, Quebec
Julie Lawson, Sooke, BC
Yvonne Harris, Whitehorse, Yukon


Andrew Pyper, Toronto, Ontario
Audrey Thomas, Galiano Island, BC


Russell Smith, Toronto, Ontario

*Denotes residency of short duration.

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