About Therese Greenwood

Therese Greenwood’s short fiction has appeared across Canada and in the U.S. in such publications as the Crime Writers of Canada’s Over The Edge anthology and Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. She has twice been short-listed for the Arthur Ellis Award, Canada’s top mystery writing prize, and has co-edited two short crime fiction anthologies.

She grew up on Wolfe Island, Ontario, the largest of the Thousand Islands, and the region forms the backdrop for much of her fiction. She also writes about Fort McMurray, Alberta, where she now lives with her husband.

You can also visit Therese online on Twitter and Facebook.

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Selected Bibliography

Memoir

  • What You Take With You: Wildfire, Family and the Road Home, University of Alberta Press, coming March 2019. An eye witness account of the Fort McMurray wildfire and an in-depth examination of family, loss, and resilience. (Available for pre-order on Amazon.)

Anthologies

  • Mystery Ink (co-editor and contributor), The Ginger Press, 2007.
  • Dead In the Water (co-editor and contributor), Rendezvous Crime, 2006.

Short Stories

  • “Fair Lady” originally appeared in Menopause is Murder, Ladies Killing Circle, 2000, and was a finalist for the Crime Writers of Canada 2000 Arthur Ellis Award for best short story.
  • “A Christmas Bauble” originally appeared in The Kingston Whig-Standard, December 2003, and was a finalist for the Crime Writers of Canada 2003 Arthur Ellis Award for best short story. Reprinted in Bloody Words: The Anthology (Baskerville Books).
  • “A Jury of Her Peers” won the Bloody Word’s Festival 2000 Bony Pete Award and appeared in Bloody Words The Anthology, Baskerville Books, 2003. The story has been reprinted several times, including a Russian translation appearing in the November 2007 all-Canadian edition of Inostrannaya Literatura (Foreign Literature), published by Inostranka of Moscow.
  • “Bottom of the Barrel,” winner of Crime Writers of Canada Fiction Contest held for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Canada Writes celebration of National Crime Writing Month, May 2012.
  • “A Way With Horses,” originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Sept-Oct. 2004. Reprinted in The Crooked Road, Volume 1: Ellery Queen Presents Stories of Grifters, Gangsters, Hit Men, and Other Career Crooks, EQ’s first Kindle anthology.
  • “Wrecked,” originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, March-April 2012, reprinted in The Crooked Road, Volume 3: Ellery Queen Presents Stories of Grifters, Gangsters, Hit Men, and Other Career Crooks, EQ’s third Kindle anthology.
  • “Kill As You Go” originally appeared as “A Little Bit Easy” in When Boomers Go Bad, Rendezvous Press, Summer 2005. Also reprinted in AB Negative, An Anthology of Alberta Crime, Coffin Hop Press, 2015.
  • “Sister Companion” originally appeared in Over The Edge, Crime Writers of Canada, 2000.
  • “Dr. Spankie’s Car” originally appeared in the Sun Media Summer Mystery Festival, Sun Media Group, 2003.
  • “Crown Witness” originally appeared in the Sun Media Summer Mystery Festival, Sun Media, 2006.