Phil Jenkins

phil-jenkinsPhil Jenkins returned to Ottawa from Liverpool in 1978, with an honours degree in Environmental Sciences and a Middle Years Teaching Certificate. He is a writer and performing musician. He has written over eight hundred columns on Ottawa’s story in the Ottawa Citizen since 1991, and four national bestsellers; Fields of VisionAn Acre of Time (an Ottawa history), River Song, and Beneath My Feet as well as three commissioned local histories; The Library BookOff the Shelf and A Better Heart. He teaches and lectures in writing and Ottawa history.