• Biography

    Monica Graham is the author of nine non-fiction books. The latest two were released in May and in July of 2015. In the Spirit, Reflections on Everyday Grace, is a collection of some of the best columns she wrote over eight years for the Chronicle Herald religion page. Cradle of Knowledge: Pictou Academy 1816-2016 tells the history of the 200-year-old school.  A columnist as well as a freelance journalist and photographer, she has had her work published by the Halifax Chronicle Herald, Rural Delivery, Atlantic Business Magazine, The Pictou Advocate, Canadian Living, Trident, The Atlantic Fisherman, and other publications. She is a member of the Writers in the Schools program, and also presents writing and storytelling workshops for adults and literacy groups. Monica served as writer-in-residence at Pictou Antigonish Regional Library in 2011-12; and at Berton House in Dawson City, YT, in 2008. She lives in the woods in Pictou County, NS, with her husband, a dog, and visiting bears, deer and people.  

    • Cradle of Knowledge: Pictou Academy 1816-2016. Pictou Academy Educational Foundation, Pictou, 2015. ISBN 978-0-9737-556-9-5 (paper) ISBN 978-09940556-0-6 (PDF)

    • In the Spirit: Reflection on Everyday Grace. Nimbus, Halifax, 2015. ISBN 978-1-77108-275-4 (pbk) ISBN 978-1-77108-276-1 (html)

    • Fire Spook: The Mysterious Nova Scotia Haunting. Nimbus, Halifax, 2013. ISBN 978-1-77108-093

    • Historic New Glasgow, Stellarton, Trenton & Westville. Nimbus, Halifax, 2012. ISBN 978-1-55109-896-8

    • Bluenose. Nimbus, 2010. ISBN 978-1-55109-793-0

    • The Great Maritime Detective: The Exploits and Adventures of the Notorious Peachie Carroll. Nimbus, 2009. ISBN 978-1-55109-705-3.

    • Scotch Willy and Other Nicknames from Pictou County. 2006. ISBN 978-1551095677.

    • The Historic Town of Pictou. Nimbus, 2004. ISBN 978-1551095011.

    • Looking Back Pictou County. Vanwell Publishing, St. Catherines, ON, 2003. ISBN1-55068-920-7