The BIO/Writes Series

Biographical notes (250 words max) on critical events in my life as a writer. #1. The Infinitesimal Epic More than fifty years ago, I worked in the wilderness of northwestern British Columbia, rebuilding aging railway bridges. I was employed first as a bridgeman, later as a heavy equipment operator. Eventually I’d have my own sleeping quarters, but for many years I dwelled in railway bunk cars with three to five other men. Privacy was minimal, a challenging environment for an


Photos from the life of the writer as they come up. Beginning with receiving an honorary doctorate, of Divinity, from the Vancouver School of Theology for my work as a novelist.