Colette Maitland has published in The Antigonish Review, Pottersfield Portfolio, Descant, Room of One’s Own, The Nashwaak Review, Wascana Review, The Prairie Journal, Freefall, The Puritan, The Fiddlehead, Event, and frequently in The New Quarterly.
She placed first in The Kingston Literary Awards, The WFNB Literary Competition, and The CAA Niagara Branch “Ten Stories High” Short Story Competition. She was a finalist for the Writers’ Union of Canada Postcard Story Contest; her story “Keeping the Peace” appeared in Best Canadian Stories 11.
Keeping the Peace, a collection of short stories published by Biblioasis, was long-listed for the 2013 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.
She lives in Gananoque, ON with her husband, Al Maitland.