Adele Megann

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Adele Megann (born September 3, 1962) is a Canadian writer.


Megann is a Newfoundlander based in Halifax. Her short fiction has been published in many Canadian and US reviews and anthologies. As an active member of the writing community, Adele has won several awards, emceed readings, and taught creative writing. She has given over thirty readings and interviews. Adele lived several years in Calgary, where she was part of the Pack of Liars writing workshop, and was a fiction editor of Dandelion magazine.[1] Since moving to Nova Scotia in 1999, Adele has participated in Writers in the Schools throughout the province.

Megann’s plays have been read at the Exodus Tuesday Reading Series. She has performed twice in the Playwrights in Performance Cabaret. She has written curriculum guides for Exodus Theatre Society and coordinated their school matinees. In the summer of 2005, she was awarded a grant by the Province of Nova Scotia to write a play.

Megann's day jobs usually involve teaching. She has taught diverse subjects to children and adults, including those with disabilities. These days, she mostly teaches music. And she once owned a candle-making business called Beesworks Chandlery.[1]


Megann attended Concordia University, received an MA from the University of Notre Dame in 1985 and a BEd from the University of Calgary 1998.[2]

She was fiction editor of Dandelion magazine.[1] Her work has appeared in a number of literary journals and anthologies including Boundless Alberta. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


  • 1995 Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award [3]
  • 2001 24th Annual Atlantic Writing Competition, Honourable Mention in Novel category,
  • 2002 2-20-200 Contest, Filling Station, First runner-up
  • 2002 Journey Prize, Nomination for the




  1. ^ a b c [1] Archived July 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Class Acts — Concordia University Magazine". Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  3. ^ [2] Archived October 5, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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