Member Profile

Barb Howard

Photo: Boden/Ledingham 2011

Along with writing novels, short stories and essays, Barb Howard teaches creative writing through the continuing education department at the University of Calgary. She also facilitates workshops and writing courses at other venues, including grade schools.

Barb lives in Bragg Creek, Alberta. 

For more information see

Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada


Western Taxidermy. NeWest Press, 2012
Embedded on the Home Front: Where Military and Civilian Lives Converge (co-editor with Joan Dixon) . Heritage House, 2012
The Dewpoint Show. Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2010
Notes for Monday. Recliner Books, 2009
Whipstock. NeWest Press, 2001


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Shortlisted, Howard O'Hagan award for short story for Breaking the Mould (published in FreeFall ), 2012
Shortlisted, R Ross Annett Award for Children's Literature for The Dewpoint Show, 2012
Winner, WGA Howard O'Hagan Award for short story for Mrs. Goodfellow's Dog (published in Grain), 2009
Winner, Prairie Anthology Writing for Children Competition for Howling at the Moon (anthology), 2005
Winner, AlbertaViews Short Story Contest, 2002
Winner, Canadian Lawyer Short Contest for Canadian Lawyer Magazine, 1995
Winner, Calgary Writers' Association Sunshine Sketches Contest, 1995
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :


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