Member Profile

Isabel Nanton

Kenya-born writer Isabel Nanton lives in Canada and East Africa, working as a journalist, author of both non-fiction and fiction, broadcaster and teacher. Since completing a Press Fellowship awarded at Cambridge University in 2002, her focus is currently on writing the stories emerging from Africa's 54 countries. She also specializes in Botanical and Horticultural writing.


E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada


Adventuring in British Columbia. with Mary Simpson. Sierra Club of California, 1996.
Discover Canada. Toronto: Scholastic, 1994.
Souvenir Guide to Canada. Hong Kong: Chinaguide Series, 1989.
A History of Raray. Paris: Desktop, 1974.


Winner, Courier Fiction Prize, 1996.
Pacific Area Tourism Association Gold Awards for Discovery; Globe & Mail, 1986; 1993.
Tourism Industry Association of Canada, Best Feature for Skyword, 1984.


Presentation Description

Expert on Western Canada and her native Africa. Teaches journalism workshops for adults. Engages, entertains and informs audiences from Grade 5 to adult.

Workshop Description:

International News, Book Writing, Aboriginal Journalism and select Travel Writing.

Northern OAC WITS:
GST not applicable