Dennis McCormack was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on August 26, 1947 to Margaret and William McCormack. William was chief engineer with Imperial Oil and an ofﬁcer with Standard Oil.
Dennis is a proud alumnus of the Halifax School for the Blind 1966. He received a BA from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax in 1970 and an MA from the University of Toronto in 1971. He was editor and founder, with Mike Harper of the Atlantic Braille Press in 1973, a free Braille, large print and cassette newspaper for blind and visually impaired persons in Atlantic Canada. He was employed with the Institute of Human Values at Saint Mary’s University from 1975 to 1979 and in the ﬁeld of service and fund development with CNIB from 1980 to 2008.
He has composed three albums of music, Walking Through Christmas, All That I Need, and Stones and Emeralds. Dennis is the author of six books, Present into Past and Heart Speak, published by iUniverse Press, and Inside the Soul, Anne Silas, Rnning with Priscilla and Anne Silas and other tales. He has just released his first CD of Poetry titled The Poets Sound.
He performs for seniors organiozations with Geworge Ewanick Tenor Sax.
Dennis is a past Grand Knight and deputy Grand Knight of Council 8831 Dartmouth. He is past president of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Atlantic. He is the nephew of the late Phyllis MacCormack Wright, poet, He is married to Bertha, and they have three children: Elizabeth, Teresa and Catherine and three grand children, Nicholas, Faith and Evan.. Dennis and Bertha reside in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Dennis enjoys reading and writing gaining some insight into the meaning of life thanks to the works of so many wonderful writers including Peter Kreeft, Thomas Aquinas, Joseph Ratzinger, C S Lewis, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Alfred Noyes, Christini Rrssetti, Henry Longfellow, Robert Frost, Samual Taylor Coleridge, Coventry Patmore, William Shakespeare, Gerald Manley Hopkins, John Henry Newman and Robert Southwell.
Dennis will soon complete an album of sacred music and a work on The Family.
Dennis may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Works of Dennis McCormack
Present Into Past My Journey Through Darkness and Light, Bloomington iUniverse Press, 22010
Heart Speak. Bloomington iUniverse Press, 22011
Coming soon: Anne Silas and Other Works
“All That I Need”
“Stones and Emeralds”
“Walking Through Christmas”