Wolfville-born Susan Haley holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and taught at the universities of Calgary and Saskatchewan. Two of her novels, Getting Married in Buffalo Jump and A Nest of Singing Birds, have been made into movies for CBC TV. Her third novel, How to Start a Charter Airline, draws on her experience owning a charter airline in the Northwest Territories for nearly 15 years. Susan now lives in Black River, N.S., and has published several books with Gaspereau Press of Wolfville.
Nominated for W. H. Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award, 1985.