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First Name JOAN
Member Since March 15, 2016
Email jdtaillon@shaw.ca
Branch Affiliation Alberta
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/joan.taillon.75
Bio Joan is a Professional-level member of the CAA, recognized by her peers as a writer and editor with competencies across discrete and challenging platforms. She currently writes fiction and poetry that embraces psychological and metaphysical themes. Her previous 35-year career as a writer, editor and journalist encompassed legal, medical, academic, and newspaper publishing, as well as corporate, government, and non-profit work..
Publications The Poet Within Winter Session 2017 -- 8 workshop poems published in chapbook (Edmonton, Alberta). Search www.ammsa.com newspaper archives under the names Joan Taillon, Joan Black, and Mrs. Noah Black. Editor of Ontario Birchbark, BC Raven's Eye, and Alberta Sweetgrass; Staff Writer for Windspeaker and for Saskatchewan Sage. Editor, The Enterprise newspaper (Iroquois Falls, Ontario). Editor, Opasquia Times newspaper (The Pas, Manitoba). Associate Editor, Modern Medicine of Canada, Southam Inc (Don Mills, Ontario). Managing Editor, Legislative Services, Southam Inc. (Don Mills, Ontario). Editor, Legal & Academic Texts, Butterworths Canada Ltd. (Scarborough, Ontario). Senior Technical Editor, Carswell Legal Publications (Scarborough, Ontario).
Other Memberships Writers' Guild of Alberta
Awards Native American Journalists Association award for feature writing, 1997
Genres Academic, Biography & Memoir, Educational, Fiction, Freelance, Health, Nonfiction, Poetry, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Short Stories, Technical
Services Offered Book Reviews, Manuscript Reading & Consultation