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David Malcolm

Photo: David Malcolm 1995

Dr David G Malcolm was Writer in Residence at the Yellowknife Public Library for two years, 2009 – 2010. He is a Past President of NorthWords NWT and was a member of the Board for a four year period. He has been a member of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild for the past 30 years. He has a personal bibliography of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications, several book chapters, and a book of poetry published in October 2014.

David holds BE and MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, and a PhD in Engineering Science from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom.  He is a Certified Management Consultant, and a Professional Engineer. Since retirement in August 2007 David has spent his time developing a full time writing career.

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Pine Cones and Small Stones: Poems for warming in a cold climate., 2014
Climate change impacts, adaptation, and the technology interface. Environmental and Human Security in the Arctic, Gunhild Hoogensen Gjorv et al, Ed., Routledge, London and New York, 2014, pp 113-128, 2014
"Canada”, the chapter on Canada as a Northern Nation. Encyclopaedia of the Arctic, Mark Nuttall, Ed., Routledge, New York and London, 2005, pp. 301-308, 2005
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Presentation Description

Discussion of forms of poetry and readings.

Discussion of writing life anecdotes, leading to a personal memoir

Presentation Length:
30 - 45 minutes
Poetry, personal memoir
3 to high school
Audience size:
No size limits
Northern OAC WITS:
One session:
GST not applicable