Hi.  Welcome to my website.  To find out more about my work, please feel free to click on anything that appears clickable.


Excuse me now, as I slip into the third person and offer you a brief biography:


Colette Maitland has published in The Antigonish Review, Pottersfield Portfolio, Descant, Room, The Nashwaak Review, Wascana Review, The Prairie Journal, Freefall, The Puritan, The Fiddlehead, Event, Canadian Notes & Queries, and frequently in The New Quarterly.


Keeping the Peace, a collection of short stories, was published by Biblioasis in May, 2013, and was long-listed for the 2013 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. It was also short-listed for the 2014 Relit Awards in the category of short fiction.


Riel Street, a novel, was published by Frontenac House in June, 2014. It was short-listed for a 2015 Alberta Book Publishing Award in the category of Trade Fiction Book. Also in 2015, The Leacock Associates included Riel Street in its Summer Reading List (ranked in the Top 20, excluding Longlist, Shortlist and Winner of The Leacock Medal for Humour for that year). To learn more about Keeping the Peace and Riel Street, click on ‘Books’.


Colette lives in Gananoque, ON with her husband, Al Maitland.


Please use the contact link at the bottom of any page, if you'd like to leave me a message.  Thanks, Colette.