Joyce Barkhouse





Joyce Barkhouse



Although her first short story was published when she was only 19, and she's been writing ever since, Joyce did not have a full-length book published until she was a grandmother. She has lived in Montréal and Charlottetown but now spends her winters in an apartment in Halifax and her summers in a cottage-on-the-cliff which overlooks the Bay of Fundy.

Her love of Nova Scotia and her concern for the "forgotten" are reflected in her writings. She is the author of many short stories and articles which have been published in anthologies, school textbooks and periodicals, in Canada and the United States. She has talked to thousands of school children and has toured in Manitoba, Ontario and Prince Edward Island, sponsored by the Cananda Council and
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Average rating: 3.70 · 92 ratings · 15 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
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