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Carolyn Pogue

Photo: Bill Phipps 2007

Carolyn Pogue is a freelance writer and workshop presenter for children, teens and adults. She tours with the Young Alberta Book Society, and serves as peace-writer-in-residence, connecting Social Studies, Creative Writing and Peacemaking. Carolyn offers adult writing workshops through universities, colleges, writing centres and religious institutions. She has travelled widely in the world, and has a particular interest in meeting with peacemakers. Her writing appears in periodicals such as Peace Magazine, The United Church Observer, and Canadian Living magazine. Carolyn is the co-founder of The Art of Peace: A Camp for Kids and the Calgary branch of Women in Black. She lives in Calgary, Alberta. For more information, please visit: and

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Remember Peace. Courtenay, BC: Connections Publishing, 2005.
A New Day: Peacemaking Stories and Activities. illus. Danka Gocova. Toronto: United Church Publishing House, 2005.
A Creation Story. illus. Chao Yu. Spruce Grove, Alberta and Toronto: ParseNip Press and United Church of Canada, 1998.
Language of the Heart: Rituals, Stories and Information about Death. Kelowna, BC: Northstone, 1998.
Part-Time Parent: Learning to Live Without Full-Time Custody. Kelowna, BC: Northstone, 1998.
A World of Faith: Introducing Spiritual Traditions to Teens. CopperHouse Press, 2007
Seasons of Peace: A Teacher's Resource. Connections Publishing, 2007
After the Beginning (picture book). CopperHouse Press, 2006
Counting Peace: A Counting Book to Colour. Playing for Life, 2006
Gwen. Sumach Press, 2009


Alberta Centenniel Medal for For peace writing and community leadership, 2005
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