Simonds, Merilyn

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SIMONDS, Merilyn

SIMONDS, Merilyn. Also writes as Merilyn Mohr. Canadian, b. 1949. Genres: Children's fiction, Novellas/Short stories, Crafts. Career: Freelance magazine writer, 1979-; Kingston School of Writing, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, instructor in creative nonfiction, 1988-90; Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology, Belleville, Ontario, Canada, instructor in freelance writing, 1995-96. Guest lecturer at universities and colleges. Publications: FOR CHILDREN: Fit to Drink (nonfiction), 1995. FOR ADULTS. The Lion in the Room Next Door (short stories), 2000. NONFICTION: The Art of Soapmaking, 1979; (with T. Moores) Canoecraft, 1983; Sunwings, 1985; Home Playgrounds, 1987; A Chronicle of Our House, 1988; (with M. Weisbord) The Valour and the Horror: The Untold Story of Canadians in the Second World War, 1991; (with T. Forsyth) The Harrowsmith Salad Garden, 1992; The Games Treasury, 1993; The Convict Lover: A True Story, 1996; The New Games Treasury, 1997. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews, some as Merilyn Mohr, to periodicals. Address: c/o Bella Pomer Agency, 22 Shallmar Blvd. PH2, Toronto, ON, Canada M5N 2Z8. Online address: [email protected]