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Charlottetown, NL, A0C 1L0
Sharon Berg released two books in September 2019 and two more in September 2020. She writes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, book reviews, and articles.Sharon released her debut collection of short fiction called 'Naming the Shadows' (Porcupines Quill. 2019). Next, was a cross-genre history called 'The ...
Tony Berryman dreams in stories. Occasionally he’s fast enough to write a few of them down. A Nova Scotia expat, he moved to the mountains as a young man and then further, to the West Coast. He has worked as a taxi driver, museum guide, apple picker, snowplow driver and desk jockey. He spent 17 yea ...
Smithfield
Johanna Bertin is a freelance writer who makes her home in Smithfield, New Brunswick. She is the author of two non-fiction books focusing on unusual events in Canadian history, a narrative history of Sable Island, a children’s biography of Sir Charles Tupper, a story in an anthology of unusual Chris ...
Toronto
Travelling and writing have always been Dennison Berwick's passions. "There's too much of the world to see, and too many fascinating people to meet, to stay in one place for too long," says the sailor, storyteller and nomad. Born in Yorkshire, England, he emigrated to Canada in 1980, settling first ...
Lac du Bonnet
Donna Besel loves writing of all kinds and leads workshops for writers of all ages. In 2016, her collection of short stories, "Lessons from a Nude Man," captured fourth place spot on McNally Robinson Bookstore’s annual bestsellers list, and nominations for Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction and Mos ...
Mississauga
Tanaz Bhathena writes books for young adults. She is the author of Rising like a Storm, the sequel to the 2021 White Pine Award winning novel, Hunted by the Sky, which was also named a Best Book of the Year by the CBC and USBBY. Her novel, The Beauty of the Moment, won the Nautilus Gold Award for Yo ...
Sherwood Park
Katie Bickell is an Albertan short story writer and novelist who writes with a focus on representation of place. Katie's debut novel, Always Brave, Sometimes Kind (Brindle & Glass, 2020) won the 2021 Indie Author Project for Alberta, the 2020 Alberta Literary Award's Georges Bugnet Award for Fic ...
Calgary
Bertrand Bickersteth is an educator who also writes poetry and plays. In 2021, CBC named him a writer to watch. His collection of poetry, The Response of Weeds, won both the League of Canadian Poets’ Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s Stephan G. Stephansson Award for P ...
Haines Junction
Ellen Bielawski is a lifelong northerner. She's published books set in the Northwest Territories and in Alaska, including Rogue Diamonds which was awarded Best of the Year – Resources by Canadian Geographic, as well as numerous works in The Globe and Mail, Arctic and Orion Magazine. She is president ...
Tina Biello, born in a small logging town in BC, to immigrant parents from Southern Italy. She is an actor, poet and playwright. She has three full length collections of poetry published. Her first collection was part of an interdisciplinary exhibition of watercolor, poetry and music compositions in ...
Milford
Andrew Binks has worked, written, acted and taught across the globe. Andrew holds a BA in Drama from Queen's University, a diploma from LAMDA and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. His second novel, STRIP, was published by Nightwood Editions in October 2013. In ...
Burnaby
Sadhu Binning D. Litt. Sadhu, a bilingual author, has lived in the Vancouver area since migrating to Canada in 1967. He has published more than nineteen books of poetry, fiction, plays, translations and research. His works have been included in more than fifty anthologies both in Punjabi and Englis ...
Toronto
Ann has an M.A. (1974) from the University of Toronto. For many years she was Head of English in Toronto secondary schools. In 1996 she was named Teacher of the Year. She has given lectures on the teaching of writing at national and international conferences and served for many years as associate pr ...
Vancouver
Kate Bird is the author of the bestselling Vancouver in the Seventies: Photos from A Decade That Changed the City, which was nominated for the 2016 British Columbia Historical Writing Award, City On Edge: A Rebellious Century of Vancouver Protests, Riots and Strikes and Magic Moments in BC Sports: A ...
Sandra Birdsell was born and raised in Manitoba the fifth of ten children. She began publishing in 1982 at the age of forty and has since published three books of short fiction, and five novels. She has lived in various provinces and now calls Saskatchewan her home. She is presently at work on a nov ...
Edmonton