Member Profile

Carol Bruneau

Photo: Pamela Donoghue 2014

Carol Bruneau is the author of seven books--four novels and three short fiction collections. She has an MA in Canadian Literature from Dalhousie University, and an MA in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario. She worked as a journalist and photo editor for The Canadian Press before she began writing fiction, and her present career combines writing and reviewing fiction and teaching writing. She has taught creative writing at Dalhousie, and is a part time faculty member of NSCAD University in Halifax, where she lives with her journalist husband. She is the mother of three sons. Two of her novels have been published internationally, and her stories, essays and reviews have appeared in various Canadian newspapers, journals and anthologies.

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A Bird on Every Tree. Nimbus/Vagrant, 2017
These Good Hands. Cormorant Books, 2015
Glass Voices. Cormorant Books, 2007
Glasstimmen. marebuchs, 2010.
Berth. Cormorant, 2005.
Purple for Sky. Cormorant, 2000
A Purple Thread for Sky. Carroll & Graf, 2001
Depth Rapture. Cormorant, 1998
After the Angel Mill. Cormorant, 1995


Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award for Purple for Sky, 2001.
Dartmouth Book Award for Purple for Sky, 2001.
Nominated, Pearson Canada Readers' Choice Award for Purple for Sky, 2001.
Nominated, Dartmouth Book Award for Depth Rapture, 1999.
Nominated, Dartmouth Book Award for After the Angel Mill, 1996.
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