Member Profile

Maggie Siggins

Maggie Siggins is a journalist, author of nine books, and a television producer/writer. Based in Regina, she is currently the vice-president, creative of 4 Square Productions, an innovative independent production house. She has written/produced over twenty documentaries as well as developing several drama scripts. But she also continues to author books. Currently she is working a biography of Louis-Riel's grandmother, Marie-Anne Gaboury.

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Publications

Revenge of the Land. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1991.
A Canadian Tragedy: Jo Ann and Colin Thatcher. Toronto: Macmillan, 1985.
Brian and the Boys: A Story of Gang Rape. Toronto: James Lorimer, 1984.
Basset: A Biography. Toronto: James Lorimer, 1979.
Riel: A life of Revolution. HarperCollins Canada, 1994
In Her Own Time: A Class Reunion Inspires a Cultural History of Women. HarperCollins Canada, 2000
Bitter Embrace: White Society's Assault on the Woodland Cree. McClelland & Stewart, 2005

Awards

Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction for Revenge of the Land, 1992.
Arthur Ellis Award, Crime Writers of Canada, 1986.
Max Bell Chair in Journalism, 1983-1984.
Southam Fellowship, 1974-1975.
Regina Book Award for Riel: A Life of Revolution, 1994
Regina Book Award for In Her Own Time, 2000
Regina Book Award for Bitter Embrace, 2005
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
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