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A writer, theatre artist, and clown, Tilley lives and works in St. John’s. Her novel The Skin Room was a finalist for the Winterset Award and Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Prize. At Berton House from January to March during her winter residency she worked on a novel based on her great-grandfather’s journals and letters, which relate, among other things, his experience working on a Yukon River steamer.

Program History

Writer in Residence

Berton House Writers’ Residency