Member Profile

Joy Fielding

Photo: Sean Dougherty 1997

Joy Fielding was born and in Toronto, Canada in 1945 and went to the University of Toronto, where she received her B.A. after majoring in English, and appearing in the well-received student movie, "Winter Kept Us Warm." Acting ambitions subsequently took her to Hollywood where she got a part in an episode of "Gunsmoke" and worked in a lot of banks before leaving L.A. and returning to Toronto and her first love--writing. She has been married to her lawyer husband for almost 25 years, and they have 2 daughters, Shannon, age 22, and Annie, age 19.

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

Publications

Missing Pieces. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1997.
Don't Cry Now. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1995.
See Jane Run. Toronto: Stoddart, 1991.
Good Intentions. New York and Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1988.
The Deep End. New York: Doubleday Canada, 1986.

Awards

Book of the Year, Periodical Distributors of Canada for Kiss Mommy Goodbye.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
60 min.
Genre:
Fiction
Grades:
7-12
Audience size:
flexible
Northern OAC WITS:
No
Two sessions:
$200
Four sessions:
$300
Two sessions:
$100
Four sessions:
$150
GST:
GST not applicable