FAA, Eric

Eric Faa was born December 9, 1936 in Flin Flon, Manitoba. Of Norwegian ancestry, in 1976 he received a BA in sociology, psychology and history from Notre Dame University in Nelson. He has also studied creative writing, photography, and commercial art. His book Norwegians in the Northwest was called 'warty, scandalous and high adventure'.


Norwegians in the Northwest: Settlement in British Columbia, 1858-1918 (Self-Published, Victoria: Runestad, 1995)

Yur Frend Edward: Spirit and Soul in Wartime Esquimalt (Self-Published, 1998)


Academic Excellence in Creative Writing, Notre Dame University, Nelson, BC, 1975

Frst Prize, Short Story Contest, Notre Dame University, 1975

[BCBW 2003] "Norwegian"

Yur Frend Edward

During wartime tensions in Esquimalt in 1942, boys wonder if a man at the abandoned Japanese Tea Gardens is a Japanese in hiding. Even before the night train grinds to a squealing halt, things go wildly wrong in Yur Frend Edward by Victoria’s Eric Faa. 0-9698913-1-8