Cook, Gregory M.

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Cook, Gregory M.

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1942-

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Gregory Cook was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in 1942. He has worked variously as a newspaper reporter, university lecturer, freelance journalist and executive director of the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia. He served as writer-in-residence at the University of Waterloo (1990-92) and at Berton House Writers’ Retreat (2006). He has lived in Toronto, Thailand, Fredericton, Australia, Dawson City and Saint John, New Brunswick, where he is completing a biography of TWUC’s first Honorary Life Member – and novelist (The Mountain and the Valley, 1952) – Ernest Buckler (1908-1984). Cook has performed public readings in various public venues, libraries, schools and universities in all Canadian provinces and the Yukon, including at founding, or inaugural, meetings of several provincial writers' organizations, as well as in Maine and Georgia, USA; England, the Netherlands, and Germany.

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