FREY, Cecelia




Author Tags: Fiction

Born on May 24, 1936 on a homestead north west of Edmonton in Padstow, Alberta, Cecelia Frey graduated from the Unversity of Alberta. She moved to Calgary and continued her education at the University of Calgary before working as a free lance writer, editor, teacher, poet and fiction writer. Her books relate to the western Canadian experience and particularly to the place of women in the west. Her latest novel, A Fine Mischief, is a comedy set at Blind Bay on Shuswap Lake in British Columbia. The book was released at Bookingham Palace Bookstore in Salmon Arm in the fall of 2004.

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Creative Writing Teaching, Editing

AWARDS: Twice received the Writers Guild of Alberta Short Fiction Award for The Love Song of Romeo Paquette and for The Nefertiti Look, Howard O'Hagan Award for Salamander Moon

BOOKS:

Fiction:
A Fine Mischief, Touchwood Press, 2004
The Prisoner Of Cage Farm, University of Calgary Press, 2003
Salamander Moon, Snowapple Press, 1997
The Love Song of Romeo Paquette, Thistledown Press,1990
The Nefertiti Look, Thistledown Press, 1987
Breakaway, Macmillan Press, 1974

Drama:
The Dinosaur Connection, CBC Vanishing Point Series

Non-Fiction:
Phyllis Webb, An Annotated Bibliography, The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors Series, ECW Press, 1985

Poetry:
Reckless Women, Ronsdale Press, 2004
And Still I Hear Her Singing, Touchwood Press, 2000
Songs Like White Apples Tasted, Bayeux Arts, 1998
The Least You Can Do Is Sing, Longspoon Press, 1992

[BCBW 2005] "Fiction"