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Louise Abbott, a McGill graduate, is a professional writer, photographer, and filmmaker. She has devoted most of her career to documenting the history and contemporary life of rural and indigenous communities, particularly in Quebec and Newfoundland, and has investigated…
Toronto
Toronto
Elizabeth Abbott is a writer and historian with a special interest in social justice and women's issues, the treatment and lives of animals, and the environment. Before moving to Toronto in 1991, she lived in Montreal and Port-au-Prince. She has a doctorate from McGill…
Pointe Claire
Pointe Claire
Mark Abley is a nonfiction writer, poet, editor and sometime journalist. Born in 1955 in England, he grew up in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Between 1975 and 1978 he was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford. In his early freelance career he became a contributing editor of Maclean's and…
Vancouver
Vancouver
Iraqi-Canadian author Hasan Namir graduated from Simon Fraser University with a BA in English and received the Ying Chen Creative Writing Student Award. He is the author of God in Pink (2015), which won the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Fiction and was chosen as one of the…
Vancouver
Surrey & Sooke
Surrey & Sooke
HI! MY NAME IS MARGARET JEAN ADAM FLORCZAK. WELCOME TO MY TWUC WEBSITE. I write to explore the life experiences that create personal growth. Every person's life is interwoven with telling moments, times when humility, courage, kindness, incredible strength and commitment are…
Marie has been a professor at Centennial College since 1982 where she has enjoyed teaching research, psychology, sociology, and biology. She has also served the College as a coordinator, acting Chair of the General Arts and Science Program, worked on many committees and as a…
Ottawa
Ottawa
Leisl Adams is a Director, Storyboard Artist and Illustrator. Born  in Hamilton, Ontario she graduated from the Classical Animation program at Sheridan College in 2002, then moved to Halifax Nova Scotia for a time to find her fortune. Since then she has worked in television and…
Vancouver
Vancouver
Caroline Adderson is the author of five novels (A History of Forgetting, Sitting Practice, The Sky Is Falling, Ellen in Pieces, A Russian Sister), two collections of short stories (Bad Imaginings, Pleased To Meet You). She is also the editor and co-contributor of a non-fiction…
Saskatoon
Shuniah
Shuniah
Marion Agnew writes fiction and creative nonfiction from an office overlooking Lake Superior. 
Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, Parastu Ahang Mehdawi has been a prose poetry writer since a very young age. Her unique, descriptive style and colourful imagery, along with her hunger for first-person narratives, earned her the title of author. A Quest for Identity is her voice…
Toronto
KJ
Toronto
KJ Aiello has written for The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine, This Magazine, Room Magazine, and The Walrus, among others. They received Gold in the Digital Publishing Awards Best Personal Essay category in 2023. Their debut book, The Monster and the Mirror, will be published in 2024…
Toronto
Toronto
Susan Aihoshi is a third-generation Japanese Canadian writer and editor, who was born and lives in Toronto. Her first book, Torn Apart: The Internment Diary of Mary Kobayashi, is based on the experiences of her own family members. 
Oakville
Oakville
Ekiuwa Aire is a Nigerian-Canadian, award-winning cultural connector, and author living in Ontario, Canada. She is passionate about sharing positive stories on African history with children.
Vancouver
Vancouver
Neil Aitken is the author of two books of poetry, Babbage’s Dream, a semi-finalist for the Anthony Hecht Prize, and The Lost Country of Sight, winner of the 2007 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry. His chapbook, Leviathan, won the 2017 Elgin Prize for Science Fiction Poetry. Of…
Ottawa
Ottawa
Stephen Aitken is an author, an award-winning artist/illustrator and science writer. Inspired by the wonders of nature. His articles and books have reached readers of all ages. Stephen has written and illustrated over 10 books on the impacts of climate change on living species.…
Kelley
Kelley
Kelley Aitken is a writer and artist. Canadian Shield, a collection of short stories informed by the Canadian wilderness was launched by Tightrope Books in August of 2017. It was shortlisted for the ReLit Prize 2018 and winner of an Ippy (Independent Publishers Book Awards)…
Halifax
Don
Halifax
Don Aker began writing in 1988 after taking a course for language arts teachers at the Martha's Vineyard Summer Writing Workshops in Massachusetts, where educators were encouraged to write along with their students. His first short story, "The Invitation," was anthologized three…
Mississauga
Mississauga
Professor Alaa Al Tamimi, an Iraqi-Canadian citizen, received his B.Sc, M.Sc in Civil Engineering from Baghdad University in 1972,1979 and his Ph.D. in Structure Engineering from Sorbonne University (SUPM) in Paris, France (1985). He was exiled from Iraq in 1996 and immigrated…
Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay
Award winning Canadian artist, Eleanor Albanese has spent her life immersed in theatre and writing. Her recent historical fiction novel published by Latitude 46 Publishing and titled "If Tenderness Be Gold" won first place in the category of First Novel with Next Generation…
Toronto
Toronto
David Albertyn was born in Durban, South Africa, and grew up in Toronto, Canada. He studied at Queen’s University and the Humber School for Writers. He has written articles for the tennis industry and has coached at clubs across the Greater Toronto Area. His first novel,…
Sue Ann Alderson was born in New York in 1940 and moved to Vancouver, B.C. in 1967, where she has lived happily ever after. She is a professor in the University of British Columbia's Creative Writing Program and has had 16 books published for children. She also writes poetry for…
Oakville
Oakville
Chris Alexander is an award winning Canadian writer, author, editor, music composer, teacher and filmmaker. He is the former editor-in-chief of the iconic American horror film magazine FANGORIA and is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of DELIRIUM magazine. He is the writer,…