Julie V. Watson
Nimbus has announced the release of a new edition of Julie Watson’s Shipwrecks & Seafaring Tales of Prince Edward Island.
In this collection of tales Julie has gathered information that has survived and been handed down in legends, folklore, in archives and family histories. It includes the story of the disastrous voyage of 1,500 British prisoners sent to France after the Acadian expulsion in the 1750s and the 1836 adventure of Tommy Tuplin who, at the age of six, was washed overboard in a storm and then washed back into the ship’s rigging.
Julie V. Watson has written twenty-five books and hundreds of magazine articles on a variety of topics. Her published works include Ghost Stories and Legends of Prince Edward Island and Historic Charlottetown. Julie has won several awards, including the Lawrence Jackson Lifetime Achievement Award. She lives in Charlottetown, where she runs a small business, Seacroft.