Garfield McRae

Born August 18, 1938 in Clearwater, Manitoba, the son of Philip McRae and Ruby Elsie Aurelia Rogers.  Raised in Winnipeg, Makaroff, Manitoba and Portage la Prairie.

Writing genre: Fiction/Non-fiction

Published work includes:


Miriam (short story)  (The Western Producer)  (1970)

A Summer’s Ending (short story)  The Western Producer  (1974)

Milly, “Ears” and the Supreme Test (short story)  (Winnipeg Stories)

(Queenston House)  (1974)

The Old Bread Truck (short story)  (Images about Manitoba)  (1975)

A Room on the River (short stories)  (Queenston House)  (1977)


When the First Snow Came We Felt Safe and Warm  (article)

(Winnipeg Free Press) (Manitoba Centennial Edition)  (1970)

An Order of Minnows Please (article)  (Winnipeg Free Press)  (1974)

Freelance arts & entertainment contributor to the Winnipeg Free Press

(New Leisure)  (1974-1975)

Editorial work:

An Affair with my City (Selected Works by Max Goldin)

Canadian Authors Association  (1988)  (Fiction editor)

Awards and Prizes:

Second Prize (short fiction)  Winnipeg Writers’ Society Competition (1970)

Second Prize (short fiction) Winnipeg Writers’ Society Competition (1971)

Third Prize (full-length category)  Manitoba Arts Council Playwriting Competition (1974)

Second Prize (short fiction)  (Eaton Competition)

Canadian Authors Association (1988)

Kathleen Strange Memorial Award

Canadian Authors Association  (1989)


Watching from the Wings  (a novel)

Waiting for the Music  (a novel)

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