Madeline Coopsammy

Won awards in Manitoba for her short stories. Was born in Trinidad, West Indies when it was still a British colony. Received her early education there and won a scholarship to Delhi University to do an undergradate degree. Immigrated to Manitoba in 1968 and studied for Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Education. Taught High School, Junior High and Elementary until retirement in 2004. Poetry and short stories published in Anthologies and Journals in North America., including a Norton Anthology: New Worlds of Literature. Her Poetry collection, Prairie journey was published by TSAR of Toronto in 2004. Has reviewed for the Free Press, Prairie Fire and the Indo-Canadian Telegram.

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