Brenda Henry retired from teaching in Quebec public schools in 2004. She holds an honors B.A. (psychology, sociology, English) and a Certificate in Journalism from Concordia University, a Graduate Diploma in Family Life Counseling and a Masters in Educational Administration from McGill University. In 1992, Brenda received an award of Merit for Teaching Excellence from the Lester B. Pearson School Board. Brenda presented comedic motivational seminars across Canada. She lives in Beaconsfield, Quebec with her ever-supportive husband, Phil.
Brenda Henry's "Weirdo Parfait" is a creative non-fiction collection of personal essays, urban anecdotes and inspirational pieces about seemingly ordinary people and events that bring life to a city. Brenda has tried to recreate events, locations and conversations from her memories of them. She has changed the names of individuals and some locations.
Brenda Henry is a retired teacher who has contributed to various Canadian newspapers and magazines. She overcame shyness by performing standup comedy in Montreal, the U.S.A. and the U.K. and she presented comedic educational seminars
across Canada. In 1992, Brenda received an award of merit for teaching.
Brenda lives in Montreal with her husband. Jive Chalkin is her first work of non-fiction.