Author Archives: Timothy Anderson

About Timothy Anderson

Timothy J. Anderson has taught many courses at MacEwan: Project Lead (PROW140), Distilled Prose (PROW202), Foundations of Composition/Grammar for Writers (PROW100), and Advanced Business Writing (PROW210). His academic credentials include undergraduate degrees in journalism/political science (Carleton) and music (Ottawa) and an MFA (UBC). He also has certificates in voluntary sector management (York) and music theatre (Banff Centre). Mr. Anderson has worked as a freelance writer with Wooden Door & Associates since 1992. From 1994 to 2005 he was an editor/publisher at The Books Collective literary publishing house. His own creative work includes many published short works, two published books, and more than a dozen professionally-produced works for the stage. Mr. Anderson has been writer-in-residence with the Canadian Opera Company (1988/89) and an instructor for various writing programs, such as YouthWrite. A parallel career as a performer (actor and classical baritone) has included engagements in locations as diverse as Singapore, Yellowknife, and Pigeon Forge. He has performed with opera companies, orchestras, and musical theatre companies. His credits include the original Canadian cast of Phantom of the Opera in Toronto, Archibald Craven in the Canadian premiere of The Secret Garden, the Far East tour of Phantom, and appearances in lyric and non-lyric theatre for regional and local companies.

Wales, London and Paris August 2014

A week in Wales in the Penrice Castle Cottages! The perfect setting for working on a book (the stated goal) and solidifying relationships with the other writers and editors in our group. Spearheaded by Jo Walton, author of several excellent … Continue reading

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Moral Distress in PICU Teams update

With the production expertise of The Idea Factory and director Peter Conradi, and the financial support of a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, my film adaptation of the play Just Keep Breathing is ready for release. The … Continue reading

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2013 In Review

This year was full of unusual academic activity. The year began as a judge for the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts’ inaugural 10-Minute Play Competition, working with judges Jeanne Beckwith (Norwich University, Vermont) and Jennifer Gunnels (NYC). … Continue reading

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2012 In Review

Just Keep Breathing, the play which grew from the University of Alberta’s CIHR-funded research project The Experience and Resolution of Moral Distress in Paediatric Intensive Care Team: A Canadian perspective, was well received in both the original production in March … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 update

March 31 was the premiere of Just Keep Breathing, the play which came from the CIHR-funded study The Experience and Resolution of Moral Distress in Paediatric Intensive Care Teams: A Canadian Perspective. The play will be remounted as part of … Continue reading

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August 2011 Hermenootyk Society has published their third anthology, Hermenootyk3 (ISBN 978-0-9866814-0-1), edited by Joel Katelnikoff, Eleni Loutas, and Mark Woytiuk. In November 2010 the HerMen reading series held a Manifesto Night, and the manifesto I wrote for that evening … Continue reading

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