Member Profile

Catherine Gildiner

Photo: Karen Levy 1999

Catherine Gildiner was born in 1948 in Lewiston, New York. She came to Canada in 1970 and has lived in Toronto for 30 years. She is married and has 3 sons. She has an M.A. in English and Psychology, and a Ph.D in Psychology. She has been in private practice as a clinical psychologist for 25 years. She has recently written a best selling memoir, writes journalistic pieces and is a columnist for Chatelaine Magazine. She is also on a rowing team and rows competitively throughout the world.

E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

Too Close to the Falls: A Memoir. Toronto: ECW Press, 1999; U.S. Penguin, 2001.

Awards

On Globe & Mail's Best Seller List and National Post's for 49 weeks to date for Too Close to the Falls: A Memoir.
Nominated, Trillium Award for Too Close to the Falls, 1999.
Different Drummer Award for Too Close to the Falls, 1999.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable