Member Profile

Helen Fogwill Porter

Helen Fogwill Porter was born on May 8, 1930 in St. John's, Newfoundland and is the eldest child of Robert and Evelyn (Horwood) Fogwill. She is still living in St. John's. She was educated at Holloway School and Prince of Wales College. In 1953, she married John Porter, a teacher. He died in 1983. Porter has four children--Kathy, Anne, John and Stephen.

Phone number:
709-739-1393

Publications

A Long and Lonely Ride. St. John's, NF: Breakwater Books, 1991.
January, February, June or July. St. John's, NF: Breakwater Books, 1988.
Below the Bridge. St. John's, NF: Breakwater Books, 1980.
From This Place. with Bernice Morgan and Geraldine Rubia. St. John's, NF: Jesperson Press, 1977.

Awards

Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council's Lifetime Achievement Award, 1993.
Canadian Library Association Young Adult Canadian Book Award for January, February, June or July, 1989.
Shortlisted, WH Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award for January, February, June or July, 1988.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
30 min.
Genre:
Fiction, Non-Fiction
Grades:
7-8
Audience size:
30
Northern OAC WITS:
No
Two sessions:
$200
Four sessions:
$300
Two sessions:
$100
Four sessions:
$150
GST:
GST not applicable