Don Gayton

Ecologist and Author

Creative Non-Fiction:

The Sky and the Patio  New Star Publishers, Vancouver BC. 2022. 220 pages.

Man Facing West  Thistledown Press, Saskatoon. 2010. 246 pages.

Okanagan Odyssey Rocky Mountain Books, Calgary, Alta. 2010. 176 pages.

Interwoven Wild Thistledown Press, Saskatoon. 2007. 168 pages.

Kokanee  New Star Publishers, Vancouver, BC. 2002. 96p., illus.

Landscapes of the Interior New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, BC.  1996. 176 pages

The Wheatgrass Mechanism  Fifth House Publishers, Saskatoon, Sk. 1990. 156p.

Literary Awards and Recognition:

3rd place, Wine Country Writers Festival competition, 2021

2nd Place, Ryga Festival Short Play Competition, Summerland, 2017

Peace Corps Travel Writing Award (for Okanagan Odyssey) 2011

Roderick Haig-Brown Writer in Residence, University of Victoria, 2009

Winner, The Lake Literary Non-fiction contest, 2009

Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize for Interwoven Wild, 2008

Shortlisted for BC Book Awards (non-fiction) 2001, 2007

BC Arts Council Writing Award, 2004

Non-fiction Judge, British Columbia Book Awards, 1999

Canada Council Writing Grant recipient, 1995, 1999

Canadian Science Writers Award, 1999

Canadian Forest Service Journalism Award, 1998

U.S. National Outdoor Book Award, Outdoor Literature Category, 1998

Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild Non-fiction Award for The Wheatgrass Mechanism, l988.

Plus numerous technical articles