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Sheila Peters

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Born in the coastal BC town of Powell River, Sheila Peters moved inland to the mountains near Smithers in northwestern BC 36 years ago. She married and raised two sons while working as a journalist, weaver, college instructor, environmental and human rights activist.

Her work has appeared in several Canadian literary journals, including Event, Prairie Fire, Grain, The Malahat Review, and Descant.

Creekstone Press published her first book, Canyon Creek: A Script in 1998 and Beach Holme Press in Vancouver published Tending the Remnant Damage, a collection of linked short stories, in 2001. The weather from the west came out in 2007 and The Taste of Ashes, a novel, was published by Caitlin Press in 2012. Shafted: A Mystery is her latest book,
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The view from Marine Avenue across the low-tide beach.


Whenever we walk the sea walk in Westview, we speculate about the rock structures built up along the beach south of town. There seems to be evidence of both the fish traps and clam gardens Betty Wilson of Tlaamin says exist up and down the coast around here.


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Rock walls were built to help soften the sand behind...

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The Taste of Ashes

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Shafted A Mystery

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Tending the Remnant Damage

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Canyon Creek: A Script

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