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Merilyn Simonds

Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 66 years of age.
Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Writers

1949 – Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


         – Educated at the University of Western Ontario.


1989 – Greg Clark Award, for magazine journalism.


1990 – Canadian Science Writers’ Award, for magazine journalism.


1991 – Worked as a freelance writer, a magazine editor.


         – Simonds also co-wrote the book accompaniment to the controversial CBC Television documentary The Valour and the Horror.


1995 – Finalist Science in Society Children’s Book Award, for "Fit to Drink".


1996 – Finalist, Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction, for "The Convict Lover", the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction and CBA Author of the year.


1996 – Winner of Connaught Medal for magazine journalism.


1997 – Talking Book of the Year Award for Non-Fiction.