Laurie Glenn Norris

BIOGRAPHY
Laurie is a writer of historical fiction and non-fiction and is particularly interested in nineteenth-century Canadian history and the lives of girls and women during that period. She is the author of Found Drowned (Vagrant, 2019), Haunted Girl: Esther Cox & the Great Amherst Mystery (Nimbus, 2012; a finalist for the 2013 Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing), and Cumberland County Facts and Folklore (Nimbus, 2009).

Laurie is currently transcribing letters (circa 1830-1945), belonging to the Minudie Heritage Association, and found in the Amos Thomas Seaman House, in Minudie, NS. She is planning a book on the letters whose working title is Paper Remains.

She lives in River Hebert, Nova Scotia, with her husband, Barry Norris, a freelance editor, and kitty cat Dinah.

PUBLICATIONS

Found Drowned (Vagrant,2019)
Haunted Girl: Esther Cox & the Great Amherst Mystery (Nimbus, 2012)
Cumberland County Facts and Folklore (Nimbus, 2009)

AWARDS

Haunted Girl: Esther Cox & The Great Amherst Mystery was a finalist for the 2013 Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing.  Since 2015 it has been optioned to be made into a feature film.


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