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Lenore Rowntree

Lenore Rowntree

Photo: Jeff Turner

Almost nothing makes me want to accidentally/on-purpose glue my hands together more than to be asked to write my biography, so instead I will simply say that I love to write, I love to read and I will try just about anything including unsticking my hands enough to tell you I live in Vancouver, I will travel anywhere to meet interested readers and writers of all ages, and I write fiction, non-fiction and poetry. 



Hidden Lives: true stories from people who live with mental illness, 2nd edition. 2017, Brindle & Glass
Cluck, a novel. 2016, Thistledown Press
Love Letters. 2007, Self-Published


Great BC Novel, finalist for Cluck, a novel, 2013
Monnbeam Gold Medal for Love Letters, 2008
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:


Presentation Description
  • Writing Prompts
  • Creative Expression - Let it Spill
  • Power Point (evolution of a piece)
  • Q&A
Presentation Length:
30 - 60 minutes
Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry, Writing Tough Topics
6 - 12
Audience Size:
10 - 60
Workshop Description:

Happy to work with the teacher on whatever concept the group is interested in or wishes to focus on. I am not just a mental health writer, but it is something I have experience writing about. I can lend insight to students on how to write to difficult themes.