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Paula Wild

Photo: Rick James 2009

Paula Wild has been writing professionally since 1979 and has been a full-time freelance writer since 1998. Known for her conversational and engaging style, she is the author of several books and has been published in numerous anthologies and periodicals including British Columbia Magazine, Reader's Digest and Canada's History Magazine. Many of her 1,000+ articles have been cover stories. Wild has also written for various educational, corporate and government agencies. 

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Publications

The Comox Valley: Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland & Area. Harbour Publishing, 2006
One River, Two Cultures: a History of the Bella Coola Valley. Harbour Publishing, 2004
Sointula Island Utopia. Harbour Publishing, 1995
The Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park. Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park Association, 2009
The Cougar: Beautiful, Wild and Dangerous . Douglas & McIntyre , 2013

Awards

BC Historical Federation Certificate of Merit for Sointula Island Utopia, 1996
Comox Valley Tourism Ambassador of the Year Award for The Comox Valley: Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland & Area, 2007
Black Press Best Special Edition Award for About Town, 2007
John Alexander Media Award for InFocus Magazine, 1999
IndieFab Nature Book of the Year (USA) for The Cougar: Beautiful, Wild and Dangerous, 2014
Shortlisted BC Book Prizes' Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award for The Cougar: Beautiful, Wild and Dangerous, 2014
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable