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First Name Alison
Last Name Whiddon
Member Since February 3, 2021
Email alison.whiddon@gmail.com
City Nepean
State ON
Zipcode K2G 0L6
Country Canada
Branch Affiliation National Capital Region
Bio Ottawa resident, Alison Whiddon, winner of the Carleton University 2013 Creative Writing Competition is a retired librarian with a passion for all things literary. Her essays have been published in Globe & Mail Facts & Arguments, her short stories in the literary journal Feathertale and Canadian Authors Association publication Byline. In January 2021 her poetry will appear in Bywards.ca Education; Masters of Library Science, UBC, BA(Hons) English Carleton University
Publications Two Neatly Folded Pieces of Paper - 2014 Carleton Now Fresh Inklings - July 3, 2015- Fact & Arguments- Globe & Mail Recapturing my mermaid days - March 16, 2016 - Facts & Arguments - Globe & Mail Strangers in a Small Room, an Anthology of Untold Stories - 2014 Lost in the Still of the Night - 2018 - Feathertale Issue # 22 Neighbourhood Watch - June 2019 - Byline Seeping Whispers - December 2020 - Bywords; republished January 2021 - Nepean Horticultural Society Newsletter
Other Memberships Ottawa Independent Writers Canada Writes
Awards 2013 First Prize Winner of Carleton University Writing Contest for memoir "Two Neatly Folded Pieces of Paper" 2019 Third Prize Winner of National Capital Writing Contest for short story "Neighbourhood Watch"
Genres Childrens Books, Freelance, Parenting, Poetry, Short Stories