Member Profile

Susan White

Photo: Rickie Palmer 2010

Susan White was born in New Brunswick and as a child moved from one New Brunswick city to another until as a teenager her family moved to the Kingston Peninsula. She only left long enough to earn her BA and BEd at St. Thomas University in Fredericton .Settling on the peninsula ,she and her husband Burton raised four children and ran a small family farm while Susan taught at the local elementary school. Since retiring she is now able to devote her time to her writing. Her first novel, The Year Mrs. Montague Cried was released by Acorn Press in May 2011.Her second novel Ten Thousand Truths was released by Acorn Press in August 2012. Acorn Press released The Sewing Basket in 2013, and The Memory Chair in 2015. Susan'r first adult novel Waiting For Still Water was released in 2016 and her second Maple Sugar Pie in 2017.

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Publications

The Year Mrs. Montague Cried. Acorn Press, 2011
Ten Thousand Truths. Acorn Press, 2012
The Sewing Basket. Acorn Press, 2013
The Memory Chair. Acorn Press, 2015
Waiting For Still Water. Acorn Press, 2016
Maple Sugar Pie. Acorn Press, 2017

Awards

33rd Atlantic Writing Competition Y/A Category for The Year Mrs, Montague Cried, 2010
Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children's Literature for The Year Mrs. Montague Cried, 2012
Hackmatack Children's Choice Award Nominee for The Memory Chair, 2017
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Description

I will conduct individual classes consisting of readings, discussion of the writing process and question and answer sessions.The presentations vary slightly if the class had read or not read one or both of my books. I would prepare accordingly.

I will also conduct large assembly sessions with a combination of readings and presentation about writing.

I will also conduct writers workshops with groups of between 15-25. 

 

Presentation Length:
1-2 hours
Genre:
Young Adult Fiction
Grades:
4-12
Audience size:
10-100
Northern OAC WITS:
Yes
GST:
GST not applicable