MARIAN FRANCES WHITE
In 1997 White published her first book of poetry, Skinny Dipping. George Elliott Clarke wrote in the Halifax Chronicle Herald: AForget Toronto, St. John=s rules English Canadian poetry@. In 2000, White was named Artist of the Year by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council. White=s second book of poetry, Mind Your Eyes, was released by Killick Press in 2003. In 2005 with her partner Beni Malone, she co-wrote a children’s book, The Sights Before Christmas. White is currently working on a sensual feast of a novel, Ah Paris! set in the 1960's and based in Newfoundland and Paris, France.
Marian White also has three films to her credit: The Untold Story of the Suffragists of Newfoundland (1999); 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, and in 2005 she co-produced Stealing Mary, a documentary about the Beothuk native peoples of Newfoundland.
Visit Marian's website at www.marianfranceswhite.com