Louise B Halfe achieved prominence as a writer of note following her first book of poetry, Bear Bones & Feathers, which was shortlisted for the Saskatchewan Award, and which won the Milton Acorn Award. Louise's second book, Blue Marrow, is a mixture of prose, poetry and journal writing from voices of the past. Born in Two Hills, Alberta, Louise Halfe was raised on the Saddle Lake First Nation and attended Blue Quills Residential School. She has a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Regina and certificates in Addictions from the Nechi Institute. Louise is married, the mother of two adult children and the proud grandmother of two. She is a member of the Saskatchewan Arts Board. In recent years she has also served as the President for the Sage Hill Writing Experience.
Festivals: 2005 (fall)