Ben Nuttall-Smith taught Music, Theatre, Art, and Language until he retired in 1991. Ben is 1st Vice President of the Federation of British Columbia Writers, a member of the Canadian Authors’ Association, Editorial Board member for the Canadian Poetry Association quarterly magazine Poemata and member of the Canadian Writers’ Union.
Publications include a book of poetry - A Moment In Eternity (Silver Bow 2013), an historical novel – Blood, Feathers and Holy Men, (Libros Libertad 2011), an autobiographical novel, Secrets Kept / Secrets Told, (Libros Libertad 2012), a 3500 word illustrated children’s book – Henry Hamster Esquire and a book of Haiku for children illustrated by Jan Albertin –Grandpa’s Homestead.
Ben’s poems and short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies and online publications including All That Uneasy Spring ed. Patrick Lane; Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine; Poemata Canadian Poetry Association; Royal City Poets, Silver Bow Publishing, Between Earth and Sky, Silver Bow Publishing, Lucidity
Journal of Verse, Bear House Publishing, Houston, Texas;
Cyclamens and Swords on line poetry magazine.
Ben was the winner of The Surrey Board of Trade Special Achievement Award 2011 for work as a writer and for service to the writing community