Member Profile

Sharon Abron Drache

Born in 1943 in Toronto. Raised and educated in Toronto, Miami Beach, Florida, and Ottawa. Received Arts degree and graduate diploma in Child Study from the University of Toronto in 1965 and 1966, respectively. Special student in Department of Religion at Carleton University, 1974 -78. Married Arthur Drache in 1965 and divorced 1990. Four children: Deborah (1968), Ruth (1969), Joshua (1971), and Mordecai (1972).

I have played with the letters of the alphabet since the mid-1970s, transitioning in 1984 to a full-time writer of fiction and literary journailism, with stints at teaching and mentoring creative writing. Currently, I am working on my fourth collection of short stories and a juvenile novel. Stay tuned ...

Phone number:
416-485-3085

Publications

Barbara Klein Muskrat – Then and Now. Inanna Publications and Eduction Inc., 2012
The Golden Ghetto. Beach Holme Books, 1993
Ritual Slaughter. Quarry Press, 1989
The Mikveh Man and Other Stories. Aya Press, 1984
The Lubavitchers Are Coming To Second Avenue. L'Dor Vador Publications, 2006
The Magic Pot. L'Dor Vador Publications, 2003

Awards

Charlotte Whitton Award, Arts and Culture, Ottawa, 1998.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
45-60 min.
Genre:
Fiction or literary criticism
Grades:
k-12
Audience size:
flexible
Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$200
Two sessions:
$250
Three sessions:
$300
Four sessions:
$400
One session:
$100
Two sessions:
$150
Three sessions:
$150
Four sessions:
$250
GST:
GST not applicable