Budge Wilson, HLC 1944, Inducted 2004
Budge Wilson, Head Girl of Halifax Ladies' College, graduated from Dalhousie University and did graduate studies in English at the University of Toronto. After working in the commercial art, photography and fitness fields, she began writing later in life. Since 1984, she has published 27 books with 20 foreign editions. Her stories appear in over 90 anthologies, and in Braille and Talking Books. The recipient of many awards for her writing both in Canada and the United States, Budge's books have also been frequently read and dramatized on Canadian, American and Danish television and radio. Budge is in great demand for readings and workshops, which she has given across Canada, in Germany and Mexico.