WILLIAMS, Palmyra M




Author Tags: Poetry

CITY/TOWN: Surrey ,BC

DATE OF BIRTH: 21 March 1937

PLACE OF BIRTH: Barbados West Indies

ARRIVAL IN CANADA: May 1966

ARRIVAL IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: July 1934

ANCESTRAL BACKGROUND: African heritage

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Retired Registered Nurse

BOOKS:

"A Waterfall of Words", poems (2002)
"The Mountains Eh? Dream On", fiction (2000)
"Say You Say Me", memoirs (1990)

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS: Born in the West Indian Island of Barbados, Palmyra emigrated to the UK to study and work in the medical health field. Widely travelled before moving to Canada, her writing career began after retirement. She also writes music, composes classical music and does woodwork.

[BCBW 2003] "Poetry"