• Biography

    Alice Walsh graduated fron St. Mary's University with a degree in Criminology and English, and from Acadia with a master's degree in Children's Literature. She has worked as a preschool teacher, probation officer, creative writing instructor and hospital ward clerk.

    Alice has written numerous articles and short stories for newspapers, magazines and literary journals, and has written educational material for various publications. Her published work includes a non-fiction book for adults, as well as four children's books. She has won the Childen's Book Centre Our Choice Award and has been nominated twice for the Hackmatack Award. In 2005, her book Pomiuk; Prince of the North won the Ann Connor Brimer award.



    • Analyzing Sylvia Plath. Thomas & Mercer. 2012.

    • A Long Way Home. Second Story Press. 2012.

    • A Gift of Music. Creative Publishing (Tuckamore). 2010

    • A Sky Black with Crows. Red Deer, 2006. ISBN 0889953686.

    • Mermaid: A Puppet Theatre in Motion. Gaspereau Press, 2005. ISBN 9781894031851 52895

    • Pomiuk: Prince of the North. Beach Holme, 2004.

    • Heroes of Isle aux Morts. Tundra Books, 2001. ISBN 0-88776-501-7.

    • Uncle Farley's False Teeth. Toronto, Annick Press, 1998. ISBN 1-55037-542-3.

    • Something is Wrong with Kyla's Mother. Halifax, Nimbus Publishing, 1992. ISBN 155109-032-5.

    • The Masked Man. Young People CBC Radio, 1990.

    • "The Lost Seagull" (play) and "Shattered Dreams" (short story) in Looser Connections Anthology of Stories. Roseway Press, 1990.