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Wendi Stewart

Wendi Stewart
Wendi Stewart is at Berton House from September to December 2017. She will be working on her third novel, War Paint, which tells the story of a white teacher in a First Nations school and tackles issues of truth and understanding.

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Sandy Pool

Sandy Pool
Sandy Pool is at Berton House from April to June 2018. She will be working on The Ebbinghaus Illusion, a memoir detailing the suicide of her former romantic partner.

 

Lawrence Hill

Lawrence Hill
Lawrence Hill is at Berton House from January to March 2018.  He is working on a novel about 3,000 African-American soldiers who were shipped from the Deep South to northern Canada to build the Alaska Highway.

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Drew Hayden Taylor

Drew Hayden Taylor
Drew Hayden Taylor was at Berton House from April to June 2017. He was working on a new play that he describes as a “comedic murder mystery from the perspective of a Native woman.”

The Writers

2018

Sandy Pool, Calgary, AB
Lawrence Hill, Hamilton, ON

2017

Wendi Stewart, Wolfville, NS
Drew Hayden Taylor, Curve Lake, ON
Stacey Matson, Vancovuer, BC

2016

Debra Komar, Summerside, PE
Claire Caldwell, Toronto, ON
Shauntay Grant, Halifax, NS
Shelagh Plunkett, Montreal, QC

2015

Kim Fu, West Vancouver, BC
Emily Pohl-Weary, Toronto, ON
Jacob Scheier, Toronto, ON
Nicole Dixon, New Waterford, NS

2014

Tara Beagan, Toronto, ON
Anik See, Amsterdam, NLD
Alan Cumyn, Ottawa, ON
Clem Martini, Calgary, AB

2013

James FitzGerald, Toronto, ON
Colleen Murphy, Toronto, ON
Melanie Siebert, Victoria, BC
Chris Turner, Calgary, AB

2012

Sherry MacDonald, Vancouver, BC
Joan Thomas, Winnipeg, MB
Tim Falconer, Toronto, ON
Lawrence Hill*, Hamilton, ON
Dan Dowhal*, Toronto, ON

2011

Manjushree Thapa, Toronto, ON
Jacob McArthur Mooney
, Toronto, ON
Jeanne Randolph
, Winnipeg, MB
Sara Tilley, St. John's, NL

2010

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, Edmonton, AB
Billeh Nickerson, Toronto, ON
Jeramy Dodds, Fredericton, NB
Mylène Gilbert-Dumas, Sherbrooke, Quebec

2009

Linda Goyette, Edmonton, AB
Pasha Malla, New York, New York
Robert D. Turner, Victoria, BC
Jalal Barzanji, Edmonton, Alberta

2008

Frances Backhouse, Victoria, BC
Elin Kelsey, Bowen Island, BC
Charlotte Gray, Ottawa, Ontario
Monica Graham, Sundridge, Nova Scotia

2007

George Ilsley, Vancouver, BC
Robert Sawyer, Toronto, Ontario
Lisa Pasold, Montreal, Quebec
Julie Burtinshaw, Vancouver, British Columbia

2006

Bruce McDougall, Toronto, Ontario
Phil Hall, Toronto, Ontario
C. E. Gatchalian, Vancouver, BC
Gregory M. Cook, St. John, NB

2005

Charles Wilkins,Thunder Bay, Ontario
Lulu Keating, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Paul McKay, Westport, Ontario

2004

Dick North, Dawson City, Yukon
Brian McKillop, Ottawa, Ontario
Eric Wilson, Victoria, BC

2003

Mark Zuehlke, Victoria, BC
George Fetherling, Vancouver, BC
Jan Thornhill, Sudbury, Ontario

2002

Andrea and David Spalding, Pender Island, BC
Ken McGoogan, Calgary, Alberta
Wayne Curtis, Miramichi, NB

2001

Maureen Hull, Pictou Island, Nova Scotia
Suzanne Harnois, Montreal, Quebec
Benjamin Gallander, Toronto, Ontario
Rachel Manley, Toronto, Jamaica
Steven Heighton, Kingston, Ontario

2000

Kelly Aitken, Toronto, Ontario
Sally Clark, Vancouver, BC
Luanne Armstrong, Vancouver, BC

1999

Julie Brickman, Carlsbad, Ontario
Mansel Robinson, Prince Albert, Alberta
Carmine Starnino, Montreal, Quebec
Darlene St. Pierre, Ladysmith, BC

1998

Michael Kusugak, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
Tess Fragoulis, Montreal, Quebec
Julie Lawson, Sooke, BC
Yvonne Harris, Whitehorse, Yukon

1997

Andrew Pyper, Toronto, Ontario
Audrey Thomas, Galiano Island, BC

1996

Russell Smith, Toronto, Ontario

*Denotes residency of short duration.

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