Bruce W. Bishop
Bruce Bishop, originally from Yarmouth, N.S., has been writing professionally since the mid-1990s, primarily for travel, tourism and leisure freelance markets. He has written and contributed to several guidebook companies over the years, especially Fodor’s, Michelin, and DK Eyewitness Guides. From 2000 to 2002, he was the elected president of the Travel Media Association of Canada.
In 2020 at the outset of the pandemic, he decided to begin writing fiction for the first time, and his debut novel Unconventional Daughters (Icarus Press) was published the same year. Based on its popular appeal, he chose to embark upon writing a trilogy, and the second novel, Uncommon Sons, was released in 2021. The final novel in the trilogy, Undeniable Relations was published in December 2022.
He was one of five authors selected to read from his last novel at the Read by the Sea annual literary festival in July 2023.
Besides memberships in the Writers Union of Canada and Screen Nova Scotia, Bishop is proud to be associated with the WFNS and hopes to meet many likeminded writers (emerging, intermediate and established) in the future!
Dreamscapes, Toronto Star, DINE, Saltwire Publications, Porthole Cruise Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Sun, Calgary Herald, Sky (Delta Airlines), The Rotarian, The European Reporter (also as editor), Travel to Wellness, The Medical Post, Expedia.com and Expedia.ca, and many others.
Book publishers: Fodor’s, Marco Polo Guides, Michelin Green Guides, DK Eyewitness Guides.AWARDS
Cayman Islands Award for Excellence in Caribbean Travel Writing