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First Name Lise Guyanne
Last Name Mayne
Member Since February 26, 2014
City Nanton
State Alberta
Zipcode T0L 1R0
Country Canada
Pen Name LG Pomerleau
Branch Affiliation Member at Large (no branch affiliation)
Instagram @maynelise
Bio Lise Pomerleau-Mayne is a writer living in the shelter of the Porcupine Hills in Southern Alberta. Lise loves the prairie sky, the winds, the landscape, flora and fauna of the prairies. She writes historical fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. A French educator for over thirty years, Lise believes it is important to hold on to our heritage but also to explore and appreciate the beauty of all cultures. Her first novel explored the 400 year history of her Francophone family in Canada. Lise is currently at work on her second novel of historical fiction. Set in the early 1900's, it is an emigration story of a family forced by illness and poverty, to leave the Isle of Man and take refuge with a brother in America. The eldest son leaves the family and buys land on Manitoulin Island, then, disappointed, ventures to Saskatchewan to pioneer. Lise also writes poetry. In 2020, two of her poems were selected for Honourable Mention and publication in the National Capital Writing contest anthology "Building Community" to commemorate the 100th anniversary of CAA. Her poetry currently appears in Her/Words, Alternating Current, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Poets' Choice and Oprelle's Anthology "Matter 2021."
Publications Becoming Sand, 2012, Joyland, Adelaide Literary Magazine #50, 2021; “Matter 2021” Anthology, Oprelle Publications; Alternating Current, Footnote #8, Spring/Summer 2022.; Canadian Authors’ Association, National Capital Branch, 100th Anniversary Competition Anthology “Building Community” 2021; "Realm of Emotions," Anthology of Poems, 2021, Poets’ Choice. HerWords Literary Magazine (Halcyone/Black Mountain Press) 2021.
Other Memberships Alberta Writers Guild
Awards Honourable Mention, CAA Anthology, 2021
Contests CAA National Capital Writing Contest, 2020 - Honourable Mention
Genres Academic, Autobiography, Biography & Memoir, Childrens Books, Educational, Freelance, Horror, Politics & Social Science, Romance
Available For Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Speaking Engagements
Services Offered Storytelling, Translation