Creative writing in Manitoba's Interlake.

Debra Dusome

Debra Dusome is the Past President of the Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group and has been with the group since 2002. She lives outside of Petersfield, Manitoba on a piece of property affectionately called “The Twenty Acre Wood”, with her partner Brenda, Brenda’s parents and four dogs.

Debra likes to write from real life, addresses social justice issues in her writing enjoys reading and writing poetry and likes to make people laugh. Debra is an Assistant Professor at Brandon University and teaches in the Psychiatric Nursing program at the Winnipeg Campus. She is also an Expressive Arts Therapist with a small private practice.

Debra was our May 2013 and February 2015 Featured Writer.

View Debra’s stories and poems:

Baby Ghosts: The Ones Who Are Not Talked About
Hannah’s Refuge
Movie Remake
Watch Out For Betsy #1: Ice Hill





L.W.W.G. April Executive Meeting
Date:  Saturday, April 16 - 1:00 pm
Location: Conni C.'s house in Clandeboye.


A poetry workshop with Di Brandt will be offered on June 11 at 1:00 pm in the Children's Room at the Gaynor Family Regional Library on Manitoba Avenue in Selkirk. More info on this event coming soon!