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Surrey
Jeff Beamish is a fiction writer, former journalist and author of the soon-to-be-published novel, No, You're Crazy. His previous novel, Sneaker Wave, was shortlisted in 2014 for a national fiction award in Canada. He has had short fiction published in four literary journals, The Nonconformist Magazi ...
Oshawa
Anne Marie who often writes under her maiden name, is a native of the province of New Brunswick . After graduating from Teachers' College, she attended UNB before graduating from Trent University with a degree in Indigenous Studies.  Creative writing courses include Creative Writing from Durham Col ...
Caledon East
Andrea Beck is the celebrated Canadian author-illustrator of 18 picture books. Her charming characters, treasured by children, parents and librarians alike, inhabit a world of imagination and friendship. Her book, Good Morning, Canada was selected for the 2017 TD Children’s Grade One Giveaway, and i ...
Toronto
Helaine Becker is the bestselling author of more than 90 books for children and young adults. A Porcupine in a Pine Tree was the #1 Canadian National Bestseller and received the Libris Picture Book of the Year Award from the C.B.A; the sequel, Dashing through the Snow,  was also a National Bestselle ...
Dartmouth
While he has worked as a paramedic and as a captain with the fire service, Sean Paul Bedell has been writing and publishing for more than 30 years. He lives in Dartmouth with his wife Lisa, and Somewhere There’s Music is his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @seanpaulbedell or on Facebook. 
Saint John
Luke Francis Beirne was born in Donegal, Ireland in 1995. His debut novel, Foxhunt, was published by Baraka Books in 2022. He has also published short fiction, essays, and reviews.
Vancouver
Vince Beiser is an award-winning journalist and author based in Vancouver. His first book, The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization was a finalist for a PEN/E.O. Wilson Award and a California Book Award. You can learn the basic ideas behind the book in Vince’s TEDx ...
Ottawa
Henry Beissel is a writer and editor who has published 16 volumes of poetry; 6 books of plays; translations of works by Bauer, Huchel, Ibsen, Mrozek, Neruda, and Dorst; a non-fiction book on Canada; 2 anthologies of plays for High Schools; as well as numerous essays and short fiction. He first came ...
Calgary
Wade Bell's newest story collection isTracie's Revenge. Governor General's Award winning writer Robert Hilles said of it: "In this stunning book, Wade Bell writes on the level of Raymond Carver and Roberto Bolano. He knows exactly what to leave out to make a short story great. He ...
Lunenburg
John Bell is a Lunenburg-based author and editor specializing in Canadian history, literature, and popular culture. A former editor of the poetry magazine Arc, John has contributed to The Literary Review of Canada, Event, This Magazine, Maisonneuve, and many other Canadian and American periodicals. ...
Québec
Vanessa Bell is the co-director of CONTOURS, host of literary meetings, president of the Table des lettres de Québec et Chaudière-Appalaches, as well as a frequent contributor to Radio-Canada’s literary programming. Her literary and artistic practice has been showcased across Quebec, Europe, and ...
Toronto
Award-winning freelance writer and book author Lisa Bendall grew up near Ottawa and was educated at the University of Toronto. Her articles have appeared in many of Canada's top magazines such as Reader’s Digest and Zoomer. Lisa often writes on health and family topics, and has particular expertise ...
Burlington
Toronto
Gail Benick is a writer and educator.. Her debut novel, The Girl Who Was Born That Way, was published by Inanna Publications and Education in 2015. Benick earned ann M. Phil. from the City University of New York and an M.Ed. from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of To ...
Jo Anne Williams Bennett was born in Brooklyn, New York. She studied in New York and at Cambridge, in the U.K. An anthropologist among other things, she has spent substantial amounts of time in Ghana, West Africa. She also lived for many years in the U.K. She works as an anthropologist to support he ...
Tiskwat (Powell River)
andrea bennett is a National Magazine Award-winning non-binary writer and editor whose work has been published across North America in outlets such as The Atlantic, The Walrus, and The Globe and Mail. andrea is a senior editor at TheTyee.ca. Their most recent book, Like a Boy but Not a Boy, an essay ...
Brockville
Writer and comedian Carolyn Bennett cut her teeth performing at Yuk Yuks and hasn't stopped bleeding since. Selected TV credits include This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CBC COMICS, Chilly Beach and The NHL Awards. Produced radio plays include Mixed Media, and Pure Convenience. Produced stage plays and read ...
Eugene Benson is a Canadian citizen born in Northern Ireland in 1928. He obtained an M.A. from the University of Western Ontario, and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. He is currently a professor of English at the University of Guelph. He married Renate Niklaus in 1968 and has two children. Be ...
Winnipeg
Steven Benstead has published two novels,The Wooing of a Lady (1978) and Driving Blind (1998). His short fiction has appeared in The Fiddlehead, The Dalhousie Review, The Journey Prize: Stories 25, Grain Magazine, Prairie Fire, and The Antigonish Review. He also wrote the text for Winnipeg: City at ...
Nanoose Bay
B.R. Bentley has lived in Bermuda, Canada and South Africa while engaged in a global business career. An enthusiastic sailor, scuba diver and occasional art collector, he draws on the experiences from his travels, work, and recreational pursuits to facilitate his writing. A graduate of the Middlesex ...