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Ruby Remenda Swanson

Photo: Paul Swanson 2016

Ruby Remenda Swanson was born in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. Her first book A Family Outing is about the experiences she’s had as a result of having a gay son. She is currently the General Manager of the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. Ruby was a freelance promotional writer for the Children’s Television Workshop in New York City. She has received the University of Alberta Human Rights Education Recognition Award and was a director of PFLAG Edmonton. 

Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada


A Family Outing. Cormorant Books Inc., 2016
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :


Presentation Description

LGBT/human rights issues/gay straight alliances

Presentation Length:
1 hour to 1/2 day
Creative Non Fiction LGBT
6-12 College/University
Audience size:
10 - 200
Workshop Description:

LGBT/human rights/gay straight alliances

Northern OAC WITS:
One session:
GST not applicable