Sally Erskine Doucette
Sally Erskine Doucette works as a freelance writer, and researcher from her home overlooking the Dartmouth Lakes. She writes non-fiction articles for periodicals, and her work has appeared in several publications, including The Chronicle Herald, The Atlantic Co-operator, Kentville Advertiser, Dartmouth-Cole Harbour Weekly News, and A Needle Pulling Thread. Sally writes extensively for non-profit sector clients, including Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council and Community Action on Homelessness. In 2008, she wrote an essay about Donald Marshall Sr., grand chief of Eastern Canada’s Mi’kMaq Nation for a textbook on Native Leaders of Canada.
Sally writes stories about life in Nova Scotia for the general public. She writes on a variety of subjects, and has many years of experience writing about housing issues and homelessness, cultural heritage, and hand-made fine craft.
Sally edits and writes (voluntary) for The Clothes Press, newsletter of the Costume Society of Nova Scotia. She educates the public through publications and presentations about historical dress of this province.