Jenny Higgins

Jenny Higgins

Jenny Higgins works in print and film. Her latest book, Devilfish (Boulder Books, 2023), takes a playful look at the island of Newfoundland’s remarkable history with the giant squid. Well-researched and extensively illustrated, it won the Historic Sites Association’s 2024 Edward Roberts History Book Award.

Higgins is also the author of Agnes Ayre’s ABCs of Amazing Women (2019), Newfoundland in the First World War (2016), and The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster (2014). She is a regular contributor to the Maritime History Archive’s Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Website and writes the “Archival Notes” column for Newfoundland Quarterly. Her work has been broadcast on CBC Radio and Television, and she was once Wikipedian in Residence at the Centre for Newfoundland Studies. Higgins is the winner of a Newfoundland and Labrador Book of the Year Award for Nonfiction
(2017) and a Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing (2015).

Available Titles by Jenny Higgins

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