Fonds contains records relating to Susan Kerslake's writing and personal life, including manuscripts of published and unpublished work; correspondence, early writing and schoolwork, photographs, awards, articles and books reviews, and materials from events she attended.
Series contains manuscripts of published novels, including heavily annotated drafts of Middlewatch and Penumbra. There is also related correspondence, including royalty payments, requests for inclusion in anthologies, and letters of acceptance and rejection.
File contains a substantially annotated second draft as well as black-and-white photograph of a sea creature under a boat and a colour photograph of two houses. There are minor and major edits, predominantly towards the end.
Series contains materials related to Kerslake’s involvement with organizations or events related to her writing. The organizations represented in the series are the Writer’s Federation of Nova Scotia, the Writer’s Council of Nova Scotia, and CBC. The events represented in this series are the Dalhousie Medical School’s Medicine and the Humanities event, the Maritime Writer’s Workshop, and an Arts Festival.