Frances Jewel Dickson


Frances Jewel Dickson was born and raised in Quebec. Her work as a bilingual Manager in the federal government brought her to reside in Toronto, Ottawa and Halifax. While on assignment on Parliament Hill, she wrote human resources policy for the Speaker of the House of Commons. Since 1987 she has lived by the LaHave River on Nova Scotia’s South Shore.

Her first book, The Dew Line Years: Voices from the Coldest Cold War, was distributed in eight countries. Her second book, Skipper: The Sea Yarns of Captain Matthew Mitchell, is enjoying ongoing popularity at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic in Lunenburg. Frances’ short stories have appeared in the Globe and Mail and Readers’ Digest Magazine. She is currently working on her third book, a retrospection of White Point Beach Lodge.

For more information or to send mail, visit Frances on her web site.



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