Janet Somerville taught English literature & creative writing for 25 years in Toronto. She is privileged to have ongoing access to Martha Gellhorn's restricted papers in Boston. She is currently working on a book about Morley Callaghan, Canada's first writer to make his living exclusively from his fiction as well as a novel about Barbara Stanwyck set in 1940s Hollywood.
She contributes frequently to the Toronto Star book pages.
Could either do a poetry writing workshop or a memoir writing workshop.
Gellhorn & Hemingway in the 1930s/1940s; WWII women war correspondents; Martha Gellhorn's social justice writing as a war correspondent and in peace time