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Keith Henderson

Keith Henderson has published six novels with DC Books, The Restoration (1992), The Beekeeper (1990), The Roof Walkers (2013), Acqua Sacra (2016), Sasquatch and the Green Sash (2018), and Mont Babel (2020), political essays from when he was Quebec correspondent for the Financial Post (Staying Canadian,1997), as well as a prize-winning book of short stories, The Pagan Nuptials of Julia, 2006). He led the Equality Party during the separatist referendum of 1995, taught Canadian Literature at Vanier College for many years, has sat on numerous boards in Anglo-Quebec including ELAN and the AELAQ, and is currently President of The Special Committee for Canadian Unity. He is completing a critical autobiography with special focus on the works of Edith Wharton.

City:
Montreal West
Province:
Quebec

Publications

Mont Babel. 2020, DC Books
Sasquatch and the Green Sash. 2018, DC Books
Acqua Sacra. 2016, DC Books
The Roof Walkers. 2013, DC Books
The Pagan Nuptials of Julia. 2006, DC Books
Staying Canadian. 1997, DC Books
The Beekeeper. 1990, DC Books
The Restoration. 1992, DC Books

Awards

Independent Publishers Book Award for The Pagan Nuptials of Julia, 2006
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Presentation Description

Readings from any of my works. Subjects can include: Quebec separatist referendums, construction industry corruption in Quebec and elsewhere, Fenian raids on Canada with special emphasis on D'Arcy McGee, UFOs and the Humility of True Science

Presentation Length:
1 hour or less
Genre:
Fiction
Grades:
Age 16 and up
Presenation:
Standard
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
School Presentation Description:

Readings from any of my works. Subjects can include: Quebec separatist referendums, construction industry corruption in Quebec and elsewhere, Fenian raids on Canada with special emphasis on D'Arcy McGee, UFOs and the Humility of True Science

School Presentation Length:
1 hour or less
School Intended Audience:
age 16 and up
School Presentation Fee:
standard
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes