Member Profile

Margaret Macpherson

Margaret Macpherson has lived and written in Yellowknife, Halifax, Bermuda, Vancouver and Nelson, BC. She is the author of seven books, both fiction and non-fiction and a few poems. The grande dame of Story Slam, Margaret loves the power of the written word as it comes alive on stage. She's a compelling speaker and a lover of life. 

E-mail: mam7@telus.net
Phone number:

Publications

Body Trade. Signature Editions, 2012
Released . Signature Editions , 2007
Perilous Departures. Signature Editions , 2004
Nellie McClung: Voice fro the Voiceless . Dundurn Press, 2003
Silk, Spices and Glory: In Search of the Northwest Passage. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2002

Awards

DeBeers Northwords Prize for Body Trade, 2012
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Description

A general presentation about writing that focusing on empathy, sensory detail and point of view, this presentation is high energy and fun. It's inspriational in that it teaches kids the power of their own individual voice.  

Presentation Length:
45 minutes
Genre:
fiction/non fiction
Grades:
grade 5 through 12
Audience size:
100 max
Northern OAC WITS:
Yes
GST:
GST not applicable