Catherine Brydon

Member Profile

Short Description of Yourself

I grew up in a creative environment as my mother was an award-winning children’s author and popular newspaper columnist.  I have worked as a freelance journalist and publicist and have volunteered for many arts organizations in the fields of literacy, classical music and heritage.

Writing Focus or Interests

Non-fiction and memoir

Professional Skills

Good speller!

Published Works and Recognitions

Feature writer and news stringer for The Newmarket Era in the 1980s.

A Place to Grow published in 2000.  Edited a collection of newspaper columns reflecting village life from 1952 to 1974.

Markham 1900 – 2000:  Our Past Inspires our Future – Writer for this project of the Markham District Historical Society to be published in 2016