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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
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. At an earlier stage in her career, she was a high school English teacher, and currently, she teaches non-credit writing workshops at Mount Royal University, Calgary. As well, she has taught in the Women’s Words program, U of A, Edmonton, and for numerous writing groups. She has worked with all ages, from Grade One to seniors. Formerly, an educational officer for Glenbow Museum, she has researched at museums and archives from Ottawa to Victoria. She is a member of historical societies and provincial and national writing organizations such as The Writers’ Union of Canada, Canadian Authors’ Association (Alberta Branch), Writers Guild of Alberta and Young Alberta Book Society. Her Other Life Faye is certain she has never been bored. Despite her passionate interest in words and history, she enjoys gardening, hiking and skiing. 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 Freelance Writing, Manuscript Reading & Consultation