Member Profile

Frances Backhouse


I was born in Ontario and raised in Ontario, Quebec, and Alberta. I moved to B.C. in 1984 and have lived her since then, except for two years spent in Africa. Now based in Victoria, I am a full-time freelance magazine journalist and nonfiction book author.

Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

Women of the Klondike. Whitecap Books, 1995
Hiking With Ghosts: The Chilkoot Trail Then and Now. Raincoast Books, 1999
Woodpeckers of North America. Firefly Books, 2005
Owls of North America. Firefly Books, 2008
Children of the Klondike. Whitecap Books, 2010

Awards

City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for Children of the Klondike, 2010
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable