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Margaret Macpherson

Margaret Macpherson

Margaret Macpherson (she/her) has lived and written in Yellowknife, Halifax, Bermuda, Edmonton, Vancouver and Nelson, BC. She has recently decamped  to Eastern Ontario. She is the author of eight books, both fiction and non-fiction. Her newest work Tracking the Caribou Queen: Memoir of a Settler Girlhood will be released October 2022. The grande dame of Edmonton Story Slam, Margaret loves the power of the written word as it comes alive on stage. She's a compelling and entertaining speaker and a lover of words, ideas and the mysterious energy of all living things. 

City:
Deep River
Province:
Ontario

Publications

Tracking the Caribou Queen: Memoir of a Settler Girlhood . 2022, NeWest Press
Body Trade . 2011, Signature editions
Released . 2007, Signature editions
Perilous Departures. 2004, Signature Editions
Nellie McClung: Voice for the Voiceless. 2004, Dundurn Press

Awards

Debeers Northword Prize for Body Trade , 2012
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Presentation Description

Reconcili-action! 

Presentation Length:
Various
Genre:
Fiction, memoir, non fiction, poetry
Grades:
Young adult and adult. Can work with younger children
Audience Size:
All sizes
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
School Presentation Length:
Upwards of an hour
School Intended Audience:
Junior/ senior high
School Audience Size:
Various
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes