|Isabel Ecclestone Mackay|
|Born||Isabel Ecclestone Macpherson
November 25, 1875
|Died||August 15, 1928(aged 52)|
|Spouse(s)||Peter John MacKay|
Isabel Ecclestone Mackay (November 25, 1875 – August 15, 1928), born Isabel Ecclestone Macpherson, was a Canadian writer.
Mackay was born on November 25, 1875 in Woodstock, Ontario and was educated at the Woodstock Collegiate Institute. At the age of 15 she started writing for the Woodstock Daily Express under the name Heather. She married her husband Peter John MacKay in 1895. Over the last 34 years of her life, she published six novels, four collections of poems and five plays. She also contributed over three hundred poems and short stories to various publications. Mackay was the first president of the Canadian Women's Press Club. In 1926 her play "Treasure" won the open Canadian I.O.D.E. contest. She died on August 15, 1928.
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- Works by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay at Project Gutenberg
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