Scott, Andrew (Paul) 1947-

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SCOTT, Andrew (Paul) 1947-

PERSONAL: Born November 26, 1947, in Swansea, Wales. Education: University of British Columbia, B.A. (with honors), 1969; University of New Brunswick, M.A., 1975.

ADDRESSES: Home—British Columbia, Canada. Agent—c/o Author Mail, Whitecap Books Ltd., 351 Lynn Ave., North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V7J 2C4. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Freelance writer and photographer, 1971-80; Western Living, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, assistant editor, 1980, managing editor, 1980-81, editor, 1981-87; Seattle Northwest Publishing Co., Seattle, WA, publisher of Alaska Airlines, 1987-89; Globe & Mail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, travel and homes editor for regional magazines West, Toronto, and Montreal, 1990, senior editor of West, 1991; freelance writer, editor, and photographer, 1991—.

Mysterious East, editor, 1969-75. Beneficial Income Tax Service, regional director in British Columbia and Alberta. Consumer Action League of Vancouver, consumer advocate; director of St. John River Project and New Brunswick Journalism Cooperative, 1969-75; New Brunswick Department of Education, audiovisual editor and script writer. Juror for National Magazine Awards, Western Magazine Awards, and other competitions.

MEMBER: Periodicals Writers Association of Canada, Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (member of board of directors).

AWARDS, HONORS: Western Magazine Awards, magazine of the year, 1985, 1986, and 1987, for Western Living, and 1991, for West, best travel article, 1986, gold award for best article from British Columbia, 1994, special award for editorial impact, 1994, and best science, technology, and medicine article, 1995; National Magazine Awards, magazine of the year, 1991, for West, and gold award for personal journalism, 1994; Canada Council grants, 1995, 2000; BC2000 Book Award, for Secret Coastline: Journeys and Discoveries along B.C.'s Shores.

WRITINGS:

(And photographer) The Promise of Paradise: Utopian Communities in British Columbia, Whitecap Books (North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 1997. (And photographer) Secret Coastline: Journeys and Discoveries along B.C.'s Shores, Whitecap Books (North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 2000.

Contributor to books, including Big New British Columbia Travel Guide, Greater Vancouver, and Encyclopedia of British Columbia. Contributor of numerous articles and photographs to periodicals, including Equinox, Discovery, Endless Vacation, Western Living, Beautiful British Columbia, Midwest Express, West-world, Waters, Rail Traveller, and Toronto.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Canadian Geographic, July, 2000, Shawn Blore, review of Secret Coastline: Journeys and Discoveries along B.C.'s Shores, p. 70.