Muriel Gold



Special Interests

Memoir writing, creative non-fiction, non-fiction, theatre history

Brief Bio

Muriel Gold is the author of seven books, including a family memoir (Tell Me Why Nights are Lonesome) and three books on Quebec theatre history. Her books have been uniformly praised by book reviewers. Her most recent book titles are: SPEAK UP! THE STORY OF MADAME JEAN-LOUIS AUDET Pioneer of Quebec Stage, Radio and the French Language and in French translation PLUS FORT! L’histoire de Madame Audet  Pionnière du theatre, de la radio québécoises, amoureuse de la langue française.

Muriel conducts workshops for the Quebec Writers’ Federation and elsewhere, providing coaching, editing, and personal feedback.  In recognition of her lifetime achievement in drama and theatre she was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in 2007. Muriel co-edited with Janet Hopkins  Black in a White World  by Constance Wheat Batty  listed in Summer Highlights 2021 by Barnes and Noble.

Services Offered

I can offer a one-page critique or in-person consultation on your in-progress non-fiction manuscript. I enjoy working with writers in person and creating a positive working relationship.


“Dr. Gold, a recipient of the Order of Canada, did the most to improve my writing and reading. She edited the second draft of my manuscript and wrote the foreword and endorsement for this book. My heartfelt appreciation.” Alan K. Joe (author of Of Ox and Unicorn, An Immigrant’s Story)