Guy, Ray

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GUY, Ray

GUY, Ray. Canadian, b. 1939. Genres: Local history/Rural topics, Plays/Screenplays, Documentaries/Reportage, Humor/Satire. Career: Freelance journalist, short story writer, playwright, and actor. Evening Telegraph, St. John's, NL, Canada, general reporter to writer of commentary, 1963-75; Sunday Express, St. John's, reporter. Publications: You May Know Them As Sea Urchins, Ma'am (columns), 1975, rev ed, 1985; That Far Greater Bay (columns), 1976, rev ed, 1985; Outhouses of the East (local history), 1978; Beneficial Vapours (columns), 1981; An Heroine for Our Time (fiction), 1983; Newfoundland/Labrador, 1984; This Dear and Fine Country, 1985; Young Triffie's Been Made Away With (play), 1985. Author of plays for radio and television, including "Old Skipper's" monologues for CBC-TV program All around the Circle and episodes of CBC-TV's Up at Ours series. Contributor to magazines and newspapers. Work represented in several anthologies. Address: c/o Breakwater Books, 277 Duckworth St., P.O. Box 2188, St. John's, NL, Canada A1C 6E6.