Ruth E. Walker

The first work Ruth E. Walker submitted won Canadian Living magazine’s 1996 story contest. Since then, her fiction, nonfiction and poetry have won prizes and appeared in magazines and journals in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. A senior writer/editor for the Ontario government, Ruth is also a past president of The Writers’ Community of Durham Region; co-founded the first literary journal in Durham Region, LICHEN Arts & Letters Preview; and in 2008, launched Writescape Writing Retreats & Workshops in partnership with writer/editor Gwynn Scheltema.

Ruth will be facilitating a fiction/nonfiction writing circle at our CanWrite! conference on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 from 9:30 – 11:30 am.