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Bernice Morgan

Morgan
Photo: Carla Krachun 1995

Bernice Morgan, a Newfoundland novelist and short story writer, was born in St. John's in 1935. Her two novels, which have become Canadian bestsellers, follow the struggles of an outport family from the early 1800's to the Cod Moratorium. Morgan has spent most of her working life in public relations, has been writing short stories for many years and is presently working on a short story collection. Interviews with Morgan can be found in Books in Canada (Feb. 1994) and in Tickle Ace (Nov. 30 Fall-Winter 95).

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Publications

Waiting for Time. St. John's, NF: Breakwater Books, 1994.
Random Passage. St. John's, NF: Breakwater Books, 1992.

Awards

Newfoundland Artist of the Year, by Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Council, 1996.
Thomas H. Raddal, Atlantic Fiction Award for Waiting for Time, 1995.
Canadian Authors Association Literary Award, for Fiction for Waiting for Time, 1994.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable