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Keith J. Collier

Keith J. Collier is a writer and researcher. Originally from Bay D’Espoir on Newfoundland’s South Coast, he lived in St. John’s for a decade, in Nunavut for several years, and now lives in Pictou County, Nova Scotia.
Keith has been writing professionally for 15 years, contributing regularly to publications such as The Independent NL and collections like Hard Ol’ Spot and Country Roads. His stories appeared twice in Cuffer Prize Anthologies, and he is a regular contributor to The Newfoundland Quarterly.
He has three e-books available at and Indigo/Kobo: short story collections Cold Seasons and What’s Long Past and Present, as well as the novella The Barista. He can be found online at and, and on LinkedIn at

In addition to writing, he has extensive experience in the fields of history and heritage and community economic development.