Member Profile

Cathy Jewison

Photo: Pierre LeBel 2009

Cathy Jewison is a short story writer living in Yellowknife, NWT. A  collection of her Yellowknife stories, The Ugly Truck and Dog Contest and Other Tales of Northern Life, was published by Borealis Press of Ottawa in 2009. Cathy has worked as a newspaper reporter, copy editor, government communicator and administrator. Born and raised on the Prairies, she turned to creative writing when she moved to Yellowknife in 1986. After dabbling in poetry, drama and creative non-fiction, she settled on the short story as her preferred literary form. Since then, her quirky characters have appeared on the pages of literary magazines and anthologies. Cathy’s website can be found at www.cathyjewison.com.

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

The Ugly Truck and Dog Contest and Other Tales of Northern Life. Borealis Press, 2009

Awards

“Sand Trap” - Honourable Mention, Great Canadian Story Contest for Storyteller: Canada's Short Story Magazine, 2003
“Grey Day, Grey Trout” - Larry Turner Award for Creative Non-Fiction for Valley Writers’ Guild, 2002
“Baneberries” - First Place, Tenth Annual International Short Story and Essay Contest for Canadian Authors Association, Toronto Branch, 2002
“The Prospector’s Trail” - Honourable Mention, Great Canadian Story Contest for Storyteller: Canada's Short Story Magazine, 2000
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable