Dwyer, Augusta (Maria)
DWYER, Augusta (Maria)
DWYER, Augusta (Maria). Canadian, b. 1956. Genres: Environmental sciences/Ecology. Career: Marquee (music and life-styles weekly), London, England, staff writer, 1977; worked throughout Europe, North Africa, and South America as English teacher, hotel clerk, secretary, shop assistant, waitress, and bartender, 1977-82; freelance writer, translator, and broadcaster, 1982-85; Maclean's (magazine), researcher and reporter, 198587; freelance writer, 1987-. Correspondent from Central America and Mexico, 1984, and Haiti and the Dominican Republic, 1985. Volunteer social worker at Centrepoint Soho, London, and with abandoned children in Paraiso, Costa Rica. Publications: Into the Amazon: Chico Mendes and the Struggle for the Rain Forest, 1990; On the Line: Life on the US-Mexican Border, 1994. Address: c/o Cook, Livingston Curtis Brown, 200 First Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M4M 1X1.