In January Julie joined the students of UBC's MFA program as thier guest on elocution night. She read from her current work in progress and was pleased to recieve positive feedback from this talented group of writers and creators.
Norma De Haarte
Norma De Haarte was born in Georgetown, Guyana, July 28, 1933. She graduated from Guyana's Teachers' College in 1966 and attended Brandon University in Manitoba, graduating in 1977 with a Bachelor's degree in teaching. She returned to Guyana and worked with the Ministry of Education as a guidance officer. In 1982, she returned to Canada. She is a teacher with the Etobicoke Board and is the mother of five, grandmother of eight.