Jenny Gates

As a professional writer and editor in Australia, I co-authored several scientific catalogues and was editor of international scientific publications. Since arriving in Winnipeg, I’ve mostly worked as a substantive book editor, and I also write screenplays, stage plays, books, poetry, speeches and stories. Other interests include photography, music, reading, walking, and coffee with friends.

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Summary of Publications

  • Co-author of Zoological Catalogues of Fishes (3 vols) and Echinodermata (1 vol)
  • Ghostwriter for “Crushed Ice” by Bud Ulrich
  • Editor of 28 published fiction and non-fiction books and manuals

Award Nominations

Three of my authors have been publicly honoured for their books:

  • “Winnie The Bear” by M. A. Appleby won the Gold Medal for Best Regional Non-Fiction at the Independent Publisher Book Awards in 2012
  • “Harley’s Bootstraps” by Lois Henderson was a finalist for the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award in 2021
  • “Welcome to California” by Sandra L. A. Boszko has been a finalist and winner of several honours at multiple indie book awards

Financial assistance provided by the Manitoba Arts Council

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