Julia Catherine Beckwith Hart was born at Fredericton, N.B. Hart wrote the first novel published in Canada by a native-born Canadian. Published in 1824, the work was called St. Ursula’s Convent; or, The Nun of Canada, Containing Scenes from Real Life. Totally the perfect beach read this March Break.
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