Writer, Artist, Traveler
Dawn is a writer of short fiction, flash fiction, and novels. Her work has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize, as well as for Best Small Fictions, and Best Microfictions. Her stories were shortlisted for the 2023 Bath Flash Fiction Award and 2023 Bridport Prize.
Her upmarket manuscript Every Fragile Thing was a finalist in the summer, 2021 Novel Slices competition and was shortlisted for Retreat West's Novel Prize in 2019. Another manuscript, The Weight of Silence, was a finalist in Retreat West's First Chapter competition 2023.
In addition to writing, Dawn is a visual artist and holds B.A. and B.Ed. degrees from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
She has taught students who are Deaf for more than twenty years. Born in France, she grew up primarily in Kingston, Ontario. She lives and writes in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.