Member Profile

Valerie Green

Photo: Silverworks Studio 2001

Born and educated in England with a background in Journalism, English Literature and History. Moved to Canada in 1968, married, raised two children and became an active freelance writer, columnist and author of fourteen books. In recent years, Valerie has expanded her writing interests to cover crime and criminals in the Pacific North West, Colorado, Chicago and Detroit, having now completed four more books in Altitude Publishers' Amazing Stories series.In 2008 Valerie published a book concerning an important social issue today - seniors 'aging in place' - and the role of the caregiver, and has recently completed an historical family saga novel plus a book on unsolved mysteries in British Columbia's history. History remains her passion. Currently working on her 17th book to be released in 2012 - "Vanished! The Michael Dunahee Story". Monthly Columnist for "Seaside Times" - Conversations From The Past.

E-mail: valgee@shaw.ca
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Publications

If These Walls Could Talk: Victoria's Houses From the Past. illus. Lynn Gordon-Findlay. Touchwood Editions, 2001.
Upstarts and Outcasts: Victoria's Not-so-Proper-Past. Touchwood Editions, 2000.
Above Stairs-Social Life in Upper-Class Victoria 1843-1918. Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1995.
No Ordinary People-Victoria Mayors Since 1862. Victoria, BC: Beach Holme, 1992.
Excelsior-The Story of the Todd Family. Victoria, BC: Orca, 1990.
If More Walls Could Talk: Vancouver Island's Houses From The Past. Illus. Lynn Gordon-Findlay: Touchwood Editions, Victoria, B.C., 2004
Embrace The Journey - A Care Giver's Story. Stratis Publishing Ltd., 2008
Above Stairs (New Edition) . Touchwood Editions, 2011
Mysterious British Columbia. Lone Pine Publishers, Edmonton, Alberta, 2011

Awards

Honourable mention in BC Writers' Federation "Literary Writes" short fiction, 1999.
In top 10 in Canada Magazine contest for poem on the "Closing of the 1970's", 1980.
Communication Award for Hallmark Society Victoria, 2005
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
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