CONTACT INFO & RESUME

Jake MacDonald

jakemacd@gmail.com

Resume below....

RESUME

Trade Books:

Casting Quiet Waters, collected stories, Greystone (2014)

Grizzlyville, non-fiction, Harper Collins, (2009)

With the Boys, collected stories, (Greystone Books, 2005)

Houseboat Chronicles: Notes from a Life in the Shield Country

         (McClelland & Stewart, 2002)

Juliana and the Medicine Fish, a novel, (Great Plains Fiction, 1997)

Raised by the River, a novel, (Turnstone Press, 1992)

Two Tickets To Paradise, short stories, (Oberon Press, 1991)

The Bridge Out of Town, short stories, (Harper Collins, 1990)

The Bridge Out of Town, short stories, (Oberon, 1986)

Indian River, a novel (Queenston House, 1981, 1987)

 

Short Stories:

Learning to Fly, Prairie Fire,

Melancholy Dean, Prairie Fire,

Cashing Out, Prairie Fire

Protein, Prairie Fire,

The Scent of Autumn, DU Magazine

Dog Brother, Prairie Fire

The Bad One, Due West, Coteau Books

Burt’s Funeral, Prairie Fire

Becoming, The Best of 20 Years of the NeWest Review

End of the Season, DU Magazine

Norris, Flying  Colours, Thunder  Books

Raised By the River, excerpt, Branta Magazine

The Bridge, The Wolf’s Eye, Thunder Books

Becoming, Great Canadian Mystery Stories, Quarry Press

Canyon Nights, Made In Manitoba, Turnstone Press

The White Destroyer, Grain

A Wedding By the Sea, The Fiddlehead

Canyon Nights, Made in Manitoba, Turnstone Press

Comeback, Prairie Fire

Two Tickets To Paradise, The Good Humor Man

The Window, Prairie Fire

Vagabonds, NeWest Review

Becoming, Western Living

Reuben, Descant

Norris, Arts Manitoba

Moving Up, Moving Out, Winnipeg Magazine

Becoming, West of Fiction, (NeWest Press)

Becoming, NeWest Review

The Bridge, Manitoba Stories, (Queenston House)

Two Yellow Pails, Heartland

Two Yellow Pails, Descant

 

Drama – Films scripts, Stage Plays, and radio plays:

The Cottage, a stage play for the Manitoba Theatre Centre, 2017

Juliana and the Medicine Fish, a feature film, 2015

Red River Safari, a documentary for MTS television, 2012

Down to Zero, a feature length MOW commissioned by CTV

The Witch of Beacon Hill, a screenplay for High Definition Films

Raised by the River, a full-length feature supported by Telefilm 

Over a dozen radio dramas for CBC

Becoming, a stage play

 

Custom Books:

Goldfields: a history of northern freighting for James A. Richardson and Sons

The First Century: a history of Paterson Global Foods

Human Nature: a history of the Fort Whyte Nature Centre

Harvesting Performance: a history of MacDon Industries

Frontier Vision: a history of the North West Company

King of the Road, the autobiography of Alex Debogorski

One Team, One Dream, the story of Louisiana-based MMR Group

Man in Motion – the Rick Hansen story

 

Journalism:

More than 200 feature length articles in periodicals like The Globe and Mail, Maclean's, Cottage Life, The National Post, The Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Saturday Night, Canadian Geographic, and The Walrus

Awards:

National Magazine Award, feature story, 2015

IRMA Feature writing award, (2014)

On the Same Page Award, (2011)

National Magazine Award – Personal Journalism, 2008

Western Magazine Award, 2007

OWC National Communications Award – magazine story, 2005

OWC National Communications Award – magazine story, 2005

National Magazine Award, 2004

Outdoor Writers of Canada, feature story of the year, 2004

Outdoor Writers of Canada, feature story of the year, 2003

Writers Trust of Canada, Non Fiction Book of the Year, 2002

McNally Robinson Book of the Year, 2002

Isbister Prize for Non Fiction Book of the Year, 2002

Outdoor Writers of Canada, feature story of the year, 2002

National Newspaper Award, feature story, 2001

National Magazine Award, feature story, 2000

Outdoor Writers of Canada, column writing award, 2000

Outdoor Writers of Canada, feature story of the year, 2000

National Magazine Award for journalism, 1999

Outdoor Writers of Canada, feature story of the year, 1999

Outdoor Writers of Canada, feature story of the year, 1998

National Magazine Award for journalism, 1996

Outdoor Writers of Canada, feature story of the year, 1992

Western Magazine Award, best feature article, 1992

Western Magazine Award, best feature article, 1991

Greg Clark Award for best outdoor article, 1990

Western Magazine Award, best feature article, 1990

Western Magazine Award, best feature article, 1989

ACTRA Award for Radio Drama, 1983

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