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First Name Vanessa
Last Name Farnsworth
Member Since February 5, 2021
City Creston
State BC
Country Canada
Branch Affiliation Member at Large (no branch affiliation)
Website www.vanessafarnsworth.com
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7130224.Vanessa_Farnsworth
Bio Vanessa is a science journalist, author, and screenwriter. She has written countless feature articles on topics relating to nature and the environment, sustainable agriculture, and tick-borne illnesses. She's also the author of 'Rain on a Distant Roof', which explores the mounting Lyme disease crisis in Canada; 'The Haweaters', which brings to life a double-murder that captivated Manitoulin Island in the late 19th century; and 'The Things She'll Be Leaving Behind', which examines the challenges of being a woman in modern society.
Publications The Haweaters (Signature Editions, 2020), The Things She'll Be Leaving Behind (Thistledown Press, 2018), Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada (Signature Editions, 2013)
Other Memberships The Writers Union of Canada, Canadian Freelance Guild, Science Writers and Communications of Canada, Women in Film & Television
Awards 2021 Fred Kerner Book Award -- Shortlist
Genres Biography & Memoir, Fiction, History, Nonfiction, Scriptwriting, Short Stories
Available For Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Book Club Meetings, Speaking Engagements
Services Offered Freelance Writing, Scriptwriting & Screenwriting