• Biography

    Wolfville-born Susan Haley holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and taught at the universities of Calgary and Saskatchewan. Two of her novels, Getting Married in Buffalo Jump and A Nest of Singing Birds, have been made into movies for CBC TV. Her third novel, How to Start a Charter Airline, draws on her experience owning a charter airline in the Northwest Territories for nearly 15 years. Susan now lives in Black River, N.S., and has published several books with Gaspereau Press of Wolfville.


    • The Murder of Medicine Bear. Gaspereau Press, 2003. ISBN 1-894031-76-8.

    • Maggie's Family. Gaspereau Press, 2002. ISBN 9-781894-031585.

    • The Complaints Department. Gaspereau Press, 2000. ISBN 1-894031-26-1.

    • Blame it on the Spruce Budworm. Gaspereau Press, 1998. ISBN 1-894031-06-7.

    • How to Start a Charter Airline. Macmillan, 1993. ISBN 0-7715-9048-2.

    • Getting Married in Buffalo Jump. E.P. Dutton/ Macmillan, 1987. ISBN 0-7715-9903-X.

    • A Nest of Singing Birds. NeWest, 1984. ISBN 0-920316-61-1.

    • Nominated for W. H. Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award, 1985.