Valerie Compton

Valerie Compton is the author of the novel Tide Road, a finalist for the 2012 Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award. Her short fiction has been published in literary journals across Canada and shortlisted for the CBC Literary Award. Her non-fiction articles and book reviews have appeared in The Globe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen, Gourmet and elsewhere. Valerie has been leading writing workshops and mentoring writers since 2005. Visit her at


Nominated for the Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award for Tide Road, 2012.


Shortlist for “Lolly.” CBC Literary Awards. 2004.

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