I was born and raised in a rural village in New Brunswick, Canada, where I lived with my mother and sister in an old farmhouse with a pack of cats and acres of land for roaming. I later moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, to attend art college and that's where I met my husband. We now live in Ottawa, Ontario, with frequent trips home to the Maritimes.

I first fell in love with words as a songwriter. I grew up playing guitar and later studied piano, which became the backdrop for my writing. I also used to write short stories and remember having a deep conversation with my grade four English teacher about the rules of grammar and how I absolutely had to break them because I needed to start my sentence with the word "and."

I love to write stories about strong female characters in memorable settings along the East Coast of Canada. My first book, STUCK, is a coming-of-age story about about being true to yourself and following your dreams. My second book, LETTERS FROM LABRADOR, tells a love story about a young British midwife and a helicopter pilot working in the beautiful, yet unpredictable, northern coast of Labrador, Newfoundland.
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  • JoinedApril 29, 2013




Stories by Stacey D. Atkinson
Letters from Labrador by StaceyDAtkinson
Letters from Labrador
At twenty-five, Patricia moved from Britain to Canada to work in northern Labrador as a midwife. To keep from...
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Stuck by StaceyDAtkinson
Stuck
"A moving story steered by a likable if imperfect heroine whose combination of grit and hard luck will w...
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