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Gregory M. Cook

Photo: L. A. Jeffrey 2006

Gregory Cook was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and has worked variously as a newspaper reporter, university lecturer, freelance journalist and executive director of the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia. He served as writer-in-residence at the University of Waterloo (1990-92) and at Berton House Writers’ Retreat (2006). He has lived in Toronto, Thailand, Fredericton, Australia, Dawson City and Saint John, New Brunswick, where he is completing a biography of TWUC’s first Honorary Life Member – and novelist (The Mountain and the Valley, 1952) – Ernest Buckler (1908-1984). Cook has performed public readings in various public venues, libraries, schools and universities in all Canadian provinces and the Yukon, including at founding, or inaugural, meetings of several provincial writers' organizations, as well as in Maine and Georgia, USA; England, the Netherlands, and Germany.

Phone number:
506-693-5161

Publications

Editor, Alden Nowlan: Essays on His Work. Guernica Editions, 2006
Songs of the Wounded: New and Selected Poems. Black Moss Press, 2004
One Heart, One Way/Alden Nowlan: a writer's life. Pottersfield Press, 2003
Untying The Tongue. Black Moss Press, 2002
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
Flexible
Genre:
Poetry
Grades:
6-12
Audience size:
Flexible
Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$200
Two sessions:
$200
Three sessions:
$300
Four sessions:
$300
One session:
$100
Two sessions:
$100
Three sessions:
$150
Four sessions:
$150
GST:
GST not applicable