• Biography

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    Home Region: Halifax/Yarmouth. 

    Will travel: Yes

    Available: M-F, any hours

    Areas of Expertise: Fiction, Poetry, Children's Literature.

    Special emphasis on Journalling, Lyric Poetry, Character-based prose, long and short fiction, writing from experience, memoir, creative nonfiction, abstract prose, travel writing.

     Ceilidh Michelle has led a poetry workshop at Concordia University's Aboriginal Student Resource Centre, and has been sought out by Montreal community centre to lead masterclasses. She is the author of coming-of-age novel Butterflies Zebras Moonbeams, which CBC added to their list of "34 Works of Canadian Fiction to Watch For," and has a forthcoming travel memoir coming out Spring 2021 with Douglas & McIntyre.

    She is graduating from Concordia University with a BA in Creative Writing, April 2020, and will be attending Edinburgh for graduate school in Fall 2020.

    Publications
    • Spring 2021 - The One, a nonfiction travel memoir, Douglas & McIntyre

      Fall 2019 - Butterflies Zebras Moonbeams, a novel, Palimpsest Press

       

    Publications:

    The One, a nonfiction travel memoir, Douglas&McIntyre

    Butterflies Zebras Moonbeams, a novel, Palimpsest Press

    Awards
    • Recipient of Explore and Create Canadian Council Grant

      Recipient of short novel grant from Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec

      Two-time 1st place winner of Wampanoag Writers Scholarship for Cuttyhunk Island Writers Retreat