Born and raised on the Canadian prairies, Freda Jackson is the author of Searching for Billie, a novel set around the historical immigration of Canada’s Home Children. Her writing has been published in the Edmonton Journal and Western Families. She is a member of the Historical Society of Alberta, the Edmonton & District Historical Society and the Writers Union of Canada. For a Modest Fee is her second novel.
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada
through the Canada Book Fund (CBF), a part of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts and the BC Arts Council.