Faculty Member, School of Journalism
Stephen Kimber has taught at the School of Journalism since 1983 and has been its director three times.
He is an award-winning writer, editor, and broadcaster, and his writing has appeared in almost all major Canadian magazines and newspapers. Between 1985 and 2002, he was a weekly political and general interest columnist for the Daily News in Halifax. As a broadcaster, he has been an Ottawa-based current affairs producer for the CTV Television Network and a producer, writer, story editor, and host for numerous CBC television and radio programs. He serves on the national steering committee of the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting and is a member of the board of directors of the Canadian Creative Writing and Writing Programs organization. He is a former president of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia.
Stephen currently writes a weekly column for Halifax Metro, serves as senior features writer for The Coast, a Halifax alternative weekly, and is a contributing editor of Atlantic Business Magazine. He is the author of nine books—a novel and eight works of non-fiction. His latest non-fiction book—What Lies Across The Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five—was published by Fernwood 2013. He supervises Writing Craft II, Mentorship III and IV.
The line between fact and fiction in narrative nonfiction ebook publishing, the role of narrative storytelling in journalism.