Selkirk Stories Authors

Author Bruce McCallum


Bruce McCallum

Bruce McCallum

Author

Bruce McCallum was born in northwest Ontario and educated in Winnipeg. He has made his home in Prince Edward Island since 1977. When he retired as a forestry journalist and bioenergy consultant in 2011, he turned enthusiastically to creative writing. To date, has written a mystery novel (not yet published), and more than 40 short stories, both fiction and fictive memoir. Death in the Doach Woods, published by Selkirk Stories, is his first novella. Bruce is a member of two Charlottetown writing groups, TWiG (the Writers in Group) and Word Prose. He is the editor of White Lightning and Other Stories, an anthology of short stories published by Selkirk Stories. Another anthology, Crazy Winter Driving Stories, is a work-in-progress which he aims to publish in 2016.

Author Margaret A. Westlie


Margaret A. Westlie

Margaret A. Westlie

Author

Margaret A. Westlie is the author of six novels and a collection of poetry. She isa native of Halifax with close family ties to Prince Edward Island, where her family immigrated from the Isle of Skye, Scotland, in 1803. She is a graduate of the Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing and of Dalhousie University in Halifax. She discovered her talent for writing almost by accident, while completing a degree in church music, and immediately switched her degree plan to English, receiving a Master’s Degree in English with a Professional Writing Emphasis in Prose and Poetry from the University of Missouri. She played violin with the Philarmonia of Kansas City and has sung with a number of choral groups, including the Confederation Centre Singers and Akkord in Charlottetown. She is also an accomplished pencil portraitist. She makes her home in beautiful Prince Edward Island, Canada, where her novels are set.

The Writers in Group (TWiG)


The Writers in Group (TWiG)

The Writers in Group (TWiG)

Author

The Writers in Group (TWiG) is Prince Edward Island’s longest-running writers’ group, having started in 1994. In 2013, TWiG published A Gathering of Twigs which won the 2014 PEI Book Award for Poetry. Earlier anthologies include: The Twig Anthology (1998), TWiG Branches Out (2001), and TWiG Blooms (2009). White Lightning and Other Stories from The Writers in Group is the first anthology published by Selkirk Stories.