Friday, September 08, 2006

White, Marian Frances, St. John's NFLD

Marian Frances White is a writer who has published in many different genres. Her published works include ten editions of A Woman’s Almanac, (1987-1996), Voices of Atlantic Canadian Women (1987-1996). In 1997 a collection of Almanac interviews was published in The Finest Kind, a compendium of Almanac stories. In 1994 White published the biographical book Not A Still Life, the art and writings of artist Rae Perlin. In 1995 she published a History of Newfoundland and Labrador with Grolier Ltd., as part of their Canadian series on the provinces. In 1996 it was translated into French. In 2000, White was named Artist of the Year by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council. In 2002 she wrote and directed the documentary Fool Proof, a film which takes a light-hearted look at the art and craft of clown and circus life. White’s second book of poetry, Mind Your Eyes, was released by Killick Press in 2003. In June 2004 White did a reading tour in Montreal with the League of Canadian Poets and at the Toronto Poetry Art Bar. She is currently working on a sensual feast of a novel called Ah Paris! set in the 1960's and based in Newfoundland and Paris, France.

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