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David John Schleich

David Schleich is the former editor/publisher of Quarry Press and the founder of CCNM (Toronto) and NUNM (Portland, OR) Presses .

He was the managing editor of Quarry Magazine from 1978 to 1988 and the founding director of the Upper Canada Writers Workshop (1988 - 90).  He is a retired university administrator and was the inaugural president of National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon.  He has published widely in the medical education field and was from 2005 - 2021 the education editor for the Naturopathic Doctor News and Review.  He holds a PhD (University of Toronto) in medical history and health policy.

All the Messiahs Agree (2017), Crusoe House (Portland, Vancouver)

The Terms of His Surrender (2021), Crusoe House (Portland, Vancouver)

The Amazing Adventures of the Gallumphing Gobbler:  Volume 1 - The Mystery of the Missing Ultrasonic Cycloplane  (Crusoe House, 2024)

Forthcoming works include:  The Brothers from Banat (fiction/memoir) The Shrimp Factory (fiction),

Workshops Offered

COFFEE SPOONS at Manitou Waters
Group Size: 3-6
Ages: Adults

Coffee Spoons at Manitou Waters

February 3-4-5, 2023
A small community of writers helping
each other grow. (Facilitators: Dr. David
Schleich, PhD, Dr. Sussanna Czeranko, ND)
MINI- RETREAT: nurturing your writing
* the space, the privacy, the time
* two workshops (accessing litmags and
publishers; demystifying grammar)
* individual mentoring sessions
* reading assessment (a pre-retreat
review of your work sample)
* group readings (at Louie's Bistro on site)
* available on site private health consultations
and treatments (extra cost)

306 946 4266 or (for more information)

Accommodation available.


The Terms of His Surrender

Crusoe House (Portland), 2021,

Contributing Editor Education, The Naturopathic Doctor News and Review. 161 articles (August 2005 - December 2019)

NDNR, Phoenix., 2019,

Editor: The Hevert Collection (12 volumes by Sussanna Czeranko, ND)

NUNM Press, 2019,

Editor: Promises Kept (Timothy Schleich).

Crusoe House (Portland), 2018,

All the Messiahs Agree

Crusoe House (Portland), 2017,

Editor: Cultivating Agriculture (Michael Chilton).

NUNM Press, 2016,

Editor: Food As Medicine Everyday. [Jackson and Briley].

NUNM Press, 2016,

Editor: True Taste Cookbook series (Dinners, On the Go, Vegetarian). Chief Editor.

Truestar Press, 2006,

How to Become A Sales Superstar. By Tim Mulcahy. Edited with an Introduction by David Schleich

Truestar Press, 2005,

Total Health and Weight Loss

Truestar Press, 2005,

Review of John Levin. (2001) Globalizing the Community College: Strategies for Change in the Twenty-First Century

Palgrave, New York [reprinted: The Canadian Journal of Higher Education. vol. XXVII, No. 1, pp. 133-137.], 2002,

Teacher's Guide for the Books of Roger Caron

Stoddart, 1992, Publication

Editor: Catching the Spirit, Fox Editions

Quarry Press, 1986,

Editor: Stores to Grow On, Fox Editions

Quarry Press, 1986,

How to Get a Creative Writing Club Into Orbit (and Keep It There).

Indirections, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1986,

Teacher's Guide for Therapeutic Narratives

Quarry Press, 1986,

Editor: The Individual Heart by William Callaghan

Quarry Press, 1984,

Editor: Words on Waves. Co-edited with Bob Hilderley. The radio drama of Earle Birney.

Quarry Press and CBC Enterprises, 1984,

Souldust and Pearls

Indirections, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1983,

Women's Pen: An Anthology of Prison Writing - Prison for Women, Kingston, Canada. Later published as Singing, Ed. Bernice Lever.

Quarry Press , 1979,

Creative Writing in High Schools (Teacher's Manual and Guide)

Quarry Press, 1978,

Romania: Learning How to Cope

Like It Is Magazine, Toronto, 1978,

The Wrong End of Lake Ontario

Nuwest Review, December, 1978,

Communications and Politics: the Press, the Public and the Third World

The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, Vol. 2, No. 2, 1977,

Greece: Learning How to Wait

Alumni Gazette, London, 1974,

The Greening of the Bicycle

Bike-World Magazine, New York, 1974,

A Measure of Rooms

White Pelican, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1973,

The Burning

Journal of Canadian Fiction, Vol. 2, 1973,

Table Bloom

The Merry Devil of Edmonton, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1971,

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