Garfield McRae

Born August 18, 1938 in Clearwater, Manitoba, the son of Philip McRae and Ruby Elsie Aurelia Rogers.  Raised in Winnipeg, Makaroff, Manitoba and Portage la Prairie.

Writing genre: Fiction/Non-fiction


Published work includes:

Fiction:

Miriam (short story)  (The Western Producer)  (1970)

A Summer’s Ending (short story)  The Western Producer  (1974)

Milly, “Ears” and the Supreme Test (short story)  (Winnipeg Stories)

(Queenston House)  (1974)

The Old Bread Truck (short story)  (Images about Manitoba)  (1975)

A Room on the River (short stories)  (Queenston House)  (1977)

Non-fiction:

When the First Snow Came We Felt Safe and Warm  (article)

(Winnipeg Free Press) (Manitoba Centennial Edition)  (1970)

An Order of Minnows Please (article)  (Winnipeg Free Press)  (1974)

Freelance arts & entertainment contributor to the Winnipeg Free Press

(New Leisure)  (1974-1975)

Editorial work:

An Affair with my City (Selected Works by Max Goldin)

Canadian Authors Association  (1988)  (Fiction editor)


Awards and Prizes:

Second Prize (short fiction)  Winnipeg Writers’ Society Competition (1970)

Second Prize (short fiction) Winnipeg Writers’ Society Competition (1971)

Third Prize (full-length category)  Manitoba Arts Council Playwriting Competition (1974)

Second Prize (short fiction)  (Eaton Competition)

Canadian Authors Association (1988)

Kathleen Strange Memorial Award

Canadian Authors Association  (1989)


Works-in-progress:

Watching from the Wings  (a novel)

Waiting for the Music  (a novel)


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