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Halifax
Bruce Bishop's published work has appeared in over 100 print and online publications in Canada, the United States, Great Britain, Australia, and Brazil since the mid-1990s. He contributed to several guidebook publishers including Fodor’s and DK Eyewitness Guides, and was principal writer for the Mic ...
Port Perry
Lucy E.M. Black studied creative writing at the undergraduate level and later earned an M.A. in nineteenth-century British fiction.  She has also studied at the Sage Hill School of Writing, the Humber College School of Writing, and the University of Toronto Creative Writing Programme.  Her short sto ...
Gatineau
Robin Blackburn McBride is a Canadian novelist, poet and coach. For over twenty years she worked as a teacher in Toronto, and before that, as an actress. Robin holds degrees in English, Drama and Education from the University of Toronto. Her first novel, The Shining Fragments, was published by Guern ...
Richmond Hill
Yvonne Blackwood is an African-Canadian author of three adult non-fiction books, Into Africa, A Personal Journey, Will That Be Cash or Cuffs? and Into Africa the Return. She has also published three children’s picture books in The Nosey Charlie Adventure series. She is an award-winning short-story w ...
Toronto
Born on a tiny island stuck to the south of England, Kate Blair has worked as a museum curator, a clown and a cook on a ship on the Great Barrier Reef. She's worked at a theme park on the Jersey Shore and made furniture for the Sydney Olympic Village. Now a young adult author and a speculative ...
Born in Quebec City in 1939, Marie-Claire Blais has been a dominant figure in her country's literary landscape for more than 25 years. At twenty, she published her first novel, La Belle Bête, translated as Mad Shadows. In it, she analyzes with fierce lucidity the psychological motivations for a ...
Toronto
A two-time winner of the CBC Literary Prize (for non-fiction in 2017 and short fiction in 2013), Becky Blake’s stories and essays have appeared in publications across Canada. Her first novel, Proof I Was Here, was published by Wolsak & Wynn’s Buckrider Books imprint in May 2019. Becky teaches cr ...
Edmonton
Astrid Blodgett is an Edmonton short story writer.
Victoria
Yvonne Blomer (she/her) is an award-winning travel writer and poet who most recently won the Exile Editions Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Competition. The Last Show on Earth is forthcoming with Caitlin Press in 2022 along with a re-issue of her poetry collection The Book of Places with Palimpsest Press. ...
Toronto
Ronna Bloom is the author of six books of poetry. Her most recent book, The More, was published by Pedlar Press in 2017 and long listed for the City of Toronto Book Award. Her poems have been recorded by the CNIB and translated into Spanish, Bangla, and Chinese. Ronna developed the first Poet in Res ...
Toronto
Toronto
Arthur Boers (arthurboers.com) is an Anglican priest and a Benedictine Oblate. His degrees include: MFA (Seattle Pacific), B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, M.A. in Peace Studies from Associated Menonite Biblical Seminary, M.Div. from McCormick Theological Seminary, M.Th. in Pastoral Coun ...
Guelph, ON
Born in Houston, Texas, Jo Ellen Bogart attended the University of Texas in Austin, earning degrees in education and psychology. She came to Canada in 1975 and settled in Guelph, where she still lives. She is a dual citizen of Canada and the U.S.--having attained her Canadian citizenship in 1995. Th ...
Victoria
Dennis E Bolen has led the literary life since his late teens, experimenting with poetry in high school before taking two university degrees in creative writing. He published seven books of fiction with three different publishers over a career that saw him work as editor for sub-TERRAIN magazine, pa ...
Rosemarie Boll has been practicing family law for over 20 years. She has written extensively on the legal system and how it affects families. She is committed to educating the public about the complex network of laws which govern our everyday lives, and explaining what the justice system can and can ...
Bobcaygeon, ON
Jean Booker was born and educated in the north of England. She came to Canada after a ten-year correspondence with a pen-pal in Montreal. She lived in Montreal for a year, then came to Toronto where she met and married Neil. She now has two daughters and two grandchildren. She had various office job ...
St. John's
Sonja Boon is a researcher, writer, teacher, and flutist living in St. John’s. Passionate about stories and storytelling, she is the author of What the Oceans Remember: Searching for Belonging and Home (WLU Press, 2019), a memoir that traverses five continents and spans more than two centuries. Sonj ...
Edmonton
Kate A Boorman is an award-winning author from Edmonton, with roots in the small town of Rimbey, Alberta. The first book in her acclaimed Winterkill trilogy won the R. Ross Annett award for Children’s Fiction in 2014. Her most recent YA release, What We Buried (Henry Holt), was a Banks Street Colleg ...
Lillian Boraks-Nemetz is a poet and a novelist. She was born in Warsaw, Poland, and survived the Holocaust as a child. She has her M.A. in Comparative literature from the University of British Columbia and now teaches Creative Writing at the UBC Department of Continuing Studies. Boraks-Nemetz' ...