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Kate Braid

Kate Braid

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Kate Braid was born in Alberta, raised in Montreal, went to school in New Brunswick and now lives in British Columbia. For fifteen years she worked in construction as a labourer, apprentice, journey carpenter, contractor and trades instructor. She then taught creative writing (poetry and creative non-fiction) at Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo (now Vancouver Island University) at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and at various workshops across the country.  She now writes full-time and occasionally teaches from her home in Victoria and Pender Island.

Email:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada
City:
Victoria and Pender Island
Province:
BC
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Presentation Length:
One to two hours.
Genre:
Poetry or creative non-ficction
Grades:
Any age, competent reading level, Grade 8 up.
Audience Size:
Any size
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes