Judith M. Doucette (Judy Falle) was born and raised in St. George’s, a little town on the west coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. She graduated high school in 1980 and from a medical office administration program in 1995.
In 2004, she began her employment with the Federation of Newfoundland Indians, and she is employed with the Qalipu First Nation Band as client intake officer with the Department of Education and Training in St. George’s. Judith is married and has two adult children, Tiffany and Travis, and a beautiful, vibrant granddaughter, Aria.
Her first book, Amanda’s Baking Lesson, was published by Jesperson Press in 1986. In 1996, she wrote and self-published Evan ’Elps Senny Claws, a Newfoundland-dialect Christmas book. Judith M. Doucette is a proud member of the Qalipu First Nation Band and also sits on the St. George’s Indian Band Council.
Flanker Press is a bright spark in the Newfoundland and Labrador publishing scene. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.
The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books in Canada and abroad.
Now located in Paradise, Flanker Press has grown from a part-time venture in 1994 to a business with eight full-time employees. In the fall of 2004, Flanker Press launched a new imprint, Pennywell Books. This imprint includes literary fiction, short stories, young adult fiction, and children’s books.LEARN MORE Flanker Press Ltd.
Please review our following guidelines for submitting fiction and non-fiction manuscripts to be considered for publication.LEARN MORE
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation for our publishing activities.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.