Darlene Barry Quaife

Biography

Bio: Darlene Barry Quaife, Writer

Darlene Barry Quaife’s novel Bone Bird won a Commonwealth Writers Prize. Her novel Days & Nights on the Amazon was voted A Book for Everybody by the Canadian Booksellers Association. Death Writes: A Curious Notebook, a book of popular culture on a ubiquitous theme, appeared in the fall of 1997. Death Writes has been called “An insightful avant-Goth perspective – the world according to Death.” As a freelance writer, she has contributed to newspapers, magazines and journals. Since participating in the Radio Drama Program at the Banff Centre, Quaife has had a radio play produced by CKUA. As well, she was selected a PetroCanada Stage One playwright by LunchBox Theatre. Recently, Quaife contributed pieces of fiction to the magazine AlbertaViews, and to the Banff Centre Press anthology, Intersections: Fiction and Poetry from the Banff Centre for the Arts. Quaife’s latest novel, Polar Circus, is a thriller and appears under the name D.A. Barry. Polar Circus was short-listed for the Writers Guild of Alberta, Georges Bugnet Novel Award.
In addition, Darlene Quaife is a founding director of WordFest: The Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival, and a Past President of the Writers Guild of Alberta.
Ms. Quaife has 25 years of experience as a writer, editor, mentor and writing instructor at The University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, Drumheller Penitentiary and as an Electronic Writer In Residence to Canadian High Schools.
Darlene Quaife has a B.A.(Honours) in English and a M.A. in English, specializing in Creative Writing

Short Bio: Darlene Barry Quaife

Darlene Barry Quaife’s novel Bone Bird won a Commonwealth Writers Prize. Her novel Days & Nights on the Amazon was voted A Book for Everybody by the Canadian Booksellers Association. Death Writes: A Curious Notebook, a book of popular culture on a ubiquitous theme, has been called “An insightful avant-Goth perspective – the world according to Death.” Quaife’s latest novel, Polar Circus, is an eco-thriller. As a freelance writer, she has contributed to newspapers, magazines and journals.

Bio: Darlene Barry Quaife, Writer & Teacher

Darlene Barry Quaife’s novel Bone Bird won a Commonwealth Writers Prize. Her novel Days & Nights on the Amazon was voted A Book for Everybody by the Canadian Booksellers Association. Death Writes: A Curious Notebook, Quaife’s book of popular culture on a ubiquitous theme, has been called “An insightful avant-Goth perspective – the world according to Death.” As a freelance writer, she has contributed to newspapers, magazines and journals. Since participating in the Radio Drama Program at the Banff Centre, Quaife has had a radio play produced by CKUA. As well, she was selected a PetroCanada Stage One playwright by LunchBox Theatre. Recently, Quaife contributed pieces of fiction to the magazine AlbertaViews, and to the Banff Centre Press anthology, Intersections: Fiction and Poetry from the Banff Centre for the Arts. Quaife’s latest novel, Polar Circus, is a thriller and appears under the name D.A. Barry. Polar Circus was short-listed for the Writers Guild of Alberta, Georges Bugnet Novel Award.
In addition, Darlene Quaife is a founding director of WordFest: The Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival, and a Past President of the Writers Guild of Alberta.
Ms. Quaife has 25 years of experience as a writer, editor, mentor and writing instructor at The University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, Drumheller Penitentiary and as an Electronic Writer In Residence to Canadian High Schools.

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Books

Wildnis
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Isa Luise Essler, a German writer and intellectual, emigrated to Canada in 1926 to marry the prospector, Wil See. It is now 1946, the Second World War is over and "progress" is king. Because of this post-war mindset, Isa Luise and Wil are fighting to keep the Nechako Dam Project from flooding their wilderness valley. Isa Luise is also corresponding with the incarcerated American poet, Ezra Pound..
Bone Bird
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bone Bird (1989) received a Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book. Set in the rain-drenched, dying logging town of Tanis Bay on Vancouver Island, it is the story of a young woman, Aislinn Cleary, struggling to find hope for the future while burdened with the responsibility of a dying mother and a family store.

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