Ainsley Hawthorn, PhD, is a cultural historian and sensory scholar who writes on a wide variety of topics. 

She is available for writing assignments, speaking engagements, interviews, workshops, and hosting.

Photo of books stacked high on a table in a library, with a bookshelf in the background. Image links to the writing section of the website.
Photo of Ainsley Hawthorn dancing. She has long, curly brown hair and is mid-spin, wrapped a long piece of purple silk that is pressing against her torso as she turns. Image links to the creation section of the website.

Named one of The Telegram's Top 10 Books of 2021!

Land of Many Shores: Perspectives from a Diverse Newfoundland and Labrador

$24.95 CAD | Paperback Edition

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Call for Submissions

Artforce is inviting youth ages 15-30 who are current or former residents of Newfoundland and Labrador to write about their experiences for the upcoming anthology On the Edge: Being Young in a Precarious Province!

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Link to the CBC's latest articles from Ainsley Hawthorn
Link to Psychology Today blog The Sensory Revolution: Exploring the extraordinary powers of our senses