Jacqueline Carmichael is the author of Heard Amid the Guns (2020, Heritage House), Tweets from the Trenches (2018, shortlisted for the Whistler Award) and The FabJob Guide to Become a Party Planner (2006, FabJob Publishing), and she was on the advisory panel of Access Copyright between 2019-2020. She's currently the TWUC representative for Alberta, Northwest Territories & Nunavut.
Jacqueline was the editor and publisher of The Westerly News in Tofino and Ucluelet, and her journalism articles have appeared in The Edmonton Sun, The Dallas Morning News, Entrepreneur Magazine and others.
She created the BC-Yukon Quite Determined Eco-Friendly Literary Road Trip and the Yakfest Zoom series to showcase authors and provide connection and conversation at the height of the pandemic.
She was a founding creative director of The Electric Mermaid reading series.
She taught journalism and communications to gifted kids at the University of Texas - Edinburg's New Challenge Program, and at the Alberta Legislature's School at the Lege program.
She is a graduate of The Writers Studio at Simon Fraser University and the graduate novel program of The Writers Studio. She lives in St. Albert, Alberta with her family. In addition to writing, she edits and coaches other writers in writing, self-publishing, and in publicity.
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