Geraldine Chafe Rubia
Geraldine Chafe Rubia is the eldest daughter of the late Arnold Chafe of Goulds and Mary Margaret “Molly” McDonald of Kilbride. She is a former president of the Newfoundland Writers’ Guild, and she continues to write poetry, plays, and prose. She has won awards in each category and is published in periodicals and anthologies. Her plays have been performed on stage and on CBC radio. With the Longside Club she has initiated performing arts opportunities for persons with disabilities. She is co-editor of From This Place and has published two books of poetry, A Poem in My Soup and Skating Among the Graves. In 2008 she co-edited the anthology A Charm Against the Pain. Geraldine Chafe Rubia resides in St. John’s.