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First Name Faye Reineberg
Last Name Holt
Member Since May 23, 2007
City Calgary
State Alberta
Country Canada
Branch Affiliation Alberta
Website www.wordsandhistory.ca
Blog https://fayereinebergholt.wordpress.com/
Bio In addition to books, Faye has published numerous short stories, poems, interviews and articles. She has provided readings and facilitated workshops from BC to Saskatchewan. She has been an editor, manuscript reviewer and workshop facilitator for many organizations and writing/history groups. These include the Writers' Guild of Alberta, Alexandra Writers' Centre of Calgary, Young Alberta Book Society, Calgary Public Library, Mount Royal University and Women's Words U of A, Edmonton. She has worked with all ages, from Grade One to seniors. At an earlier stage in her career, she was a high school English teacher. Also, formerly, an educational officer for Glenbow Museum, she has researched at museums and archives from Ottawa to Victoria. In Her Other Life: Faye is certain she has never been bored. Despite her passionate interest in words and history, she enjoys gardening, hiking and biking. Also, she loves anything and everything to do with family, friends, old and new photos, nature and travel.
Publications Amazing Alberta (Casabella Works, 2016) Settling In: Early Homes of Western Canada (Detselig, Calgary, 2011) Canada’s Rocky Mountains (Surrey BC, Heritage House, 2010) Alberta: A History in Photographs (Heritage House, 2009; Altitude Publishing, Banff,1996) Alberta: 100 Journeys (Alberta Motor Association, 2007) Co-author Prairie Twins: Alberta & Saskatchewan Photographic Memories 1905-2005, (Detselig, Calgary, 2004) Awed, Amused & Alarmed, Fairs, Rodeos, Regattas in Western Canada, (Detselig, Calgary, 2000) Sharing the Good Times: Prairie Women’s Joys & Pleasures, (Detselig, Calgary, 2000) Homemade Fun: Games and Pastimes of the Early Prairie, (Fifth House Imprint, Calgary, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Publishing, 1999) Settling In: First Homes on the Prairies (Fifth House Publishing, Calgary, 1999) Monarchs of the Fields, (Fifth House, Calgary, 1999) Threshing: The Early Years of Harvesting (Fifth House, Calgary, 1999) Out of the Flames: Fires & Fire Fighting on the Canadian Prairies, (Fifth House, Calgary, 1998) Help: Rescues & Disasters in Western Canada (Altitude, Canmore, AB,1997) Ice Fog (Circle Five Press, Calgary, Poetry Chapbook, 1991) Additional Publications: “Annie Gale: Alderman,” In the Footsteps of Giants Volume 2 (Chinook Country Historical Society, 2016) “Nellie McClung and the Famous Five,” In the Footsteps of Giants Volume 1 (Chinook Country Historical Society, 2015)
Other Memberships Young Alberta Book Society Writers’ Union of Canada Writers’ Guild of Alberta Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society Calgary Association of Freelance Editors
Genres Biography & Memoir, Childrens Books, Fiction, Freelance, History, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Stories
Available For Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Book Club Meetings, Speaking Engagements
Services Offered Editing, Freelance Writing, Manuscript Reading & Consultation