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First Name Ken
Last Name McGoogan
Member Since September 29, 2021
Email ken.mcgoogan@gmail.com
State ON
Country Canada
Company Ken McGoogan
Pen Name
Branch Affiliation Toronto
Website www.kenmcgoogan.com
Blog http://kenmcgoogan.blogspot.com/index.html
Bio Ken McGoogan is the author of fifteen acclaimed books, mostly works of creative or narrative nonfiction. They include Fatal Passage, Dead Reckoning, Lady Franklin’s Revenge, and Flight of the Highlanders. Born and raised in Quebec, Ken worked for two decades as a journalist in Toronto, Montreal, and Calgary. He has served as chair of the Public Lending Right Commission and is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the Explorers Club. Ken won an award for teaching excellence at University of Toronto, sails as a resource historian with Adventure Canada, and teaches Creative Nonfiction in the MFA program at University of King’s College in Halifax.
Publications Ken's 15 books appear on his website.
Other Memberships Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Explorers' Club, Writers' Union of Canada.
Awards Ken has won the Pierre Berton Award for Popular History, the Writers' Trust of Canada Drainie-Taylor Biography Prize, the Canadian Authors’ Association Lela Common History Award, the UBC Medal for Canadian Biography, and an American Christopher Award for “a work of artistic excellence that affirms the highest values of the human spirit.” Other awards are listed on his website.
Genres Academic, Autobiography, Biography & Memoir, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, e-Book, Educational, Fiction, Freelance, History, Nonfiction, Parenting, Politics & Social Science, Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Travel
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