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Milwaukee, WI, USA
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Shauna Singh Baldwin is the author of three novels: What the Body Remembers, The Tiger Claw and The Selector of Souls. Her short fiction collections are: English Lessons and Other Stories, and We Are Not in Pakistan. Her awards include The Writers’ Union of Canada prize for…
Jonathan Ball holds a Ph.D. from the University of Calgary with specialization in Canadian Literature and Creative Writing. His short film Spoony B appeared on The Comedy Network, and his screenplay Way of the Samurai (co-written with David Navratil) was rewritten and directed…
Kitchener
Tom
Kitchener
BIOGRAPHY FOR TOM BALL        Tom has appeared in 45 publications.  “Left Fork Books Green Wall,” a hard copy novel. “Cyberwit.net, 2 hard copy novels and two short stories,“Scars.tv (Down in the Dirt Magazine),” published 4 novel excerpts, 2 short stories 146 flash and one…
Toronto
Nelson
Nelson
Antonia Banyard is the author of one novel for adults, four non-fiction books for middle readers and two board books. She has a BA (University of Victoria) and a MPhil (University of Queensland), both in Writing. She has worked in book publishing and/or graphic design for 20-…
Vancouver
Dan
Vancouver
Dan Bar-el is an award-winning children’s author, educator and storyteller. His writing includes chapter books, picture books and graphic novels.
Adèle Barclay’s writing has appeared in The Fiddlehead, The Heavy Feather Review, The Pinch, Fog Machine, The Puritan, PRISM international, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the 2016 Lit POP Award for Poetry and the 2016 Walrus Readers’ Choice Award for Poetry and has been…
Toronto
Toronto
Linwood Barclay is the author of more than twenty thrillers, a memoir, and two thrillers for young readers. His books have sold more than seven million copies and been translated into more than two dozen languages. He wrote the adaptation of his novel Never Saw it Coming for the…
Vancouver
Vancouver
Michelle Barker’s most recent publication is Immersion and Emotion: The Two Pillars of Storytelling, co-authored with David Griffin Brown (2023). Her novel My Long List of Impossible Things (2020) is published by Annick Press and is a Junior Library Guild gold standard selection…
Squamish, Sea-to-Sky, Vancouver
Squamish, Sea-to-Sky, Vancouver
Donna Barker is a career non-fiction ghostwriter and curriculum creator whose work has won national awards (which other people get to show on their shelves). Donna is the co-founder of The Creative Academy for Writers with her author pals Eileen Cook and Crystal (CJ) Hunt. With…
Mahone Bay
Mahone Bay
Janet Barkhouse is a poet and writer. Salt Fires, her debut book of poetry (Pottersfield Press, 2018) follows on two chapbooks, Silence (2015) and Sable Island Fieldnotes: poems by Janet Barkhouse, photographs by Zoe Lucas, which launched in 2017. Her publications for children…
Oakville
Oakville
I have just completed my second book and like the rest of the world of writers am now actively seeking a publisher for THE FOUNDLING AND THE BASTARD, a reimagining of the true story of my great-great-grandparents who lived in and around Bath, Somerset during Regency times.  …
Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of The Council of Canadians, Canada’s largest citizen’s advocacy organization with members and chapters across Canada as well as the co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, which works to stop commodification of the world’s water. She is…
Lilly Barnes was born in Russia, studied at the University of Toronto and the University of Vienna, and worked for many years as an arts journalist and scriptwriter for CBC Radio and Television, including, for its entire run, the "Mr. Dressup" show for which she was awarded a…
Celista
Celista
Born in Salmon Arm, B.C., Deanna Kawatski travelled extensively in her twenties, her wandering financed by tree planting back in B.C. In 1974 she studied writing with George Ryga and in 1975 with W.O. Mitchell. Later Deanna spent thirteen years leading a pioneer existence in the…
Kingston
Kingston
Sylvia Barrett was born in Whitehorse, Yukon. A Ryerson journalism graduate, she spent a decade working as a daily newspaper reporter before moving to magazines. Sylvia has been senior editor at The Walrus and Canadian Geographic, founding editor of Ottawa Magazine, originally…
Toronto
Toronto
Gavin Barrett is a poet and creative entrepreneur, and the author of Understan, a new collection of poems published by Mawenzi House in June 2020. Gavin was born in Bombay, of Anglo-Indian and Goan East African parentage. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from St. Xavier’s…
Uxbridge
Ted
Uxbridge
Ted Barris is an accomplished author, journalist and broadcaster. As well as hosting stints on CBC Radio and TV Ontario, and regular contributions to the Globe and Mail and the National Post, Barris has authored 20 non-fiction books, including a dozen bestsellers on Canadians in…
Fort Frances
Fort Frances
Joelle Barron is an award-winning poet and writer living on the Traditional Territory of the Anishinaabe of Treaty 3 and the Métis people (Fort Frances, ON). Their first poetry collection, Ritual Lights (ice house press, 2018), was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award…
Halifax
Halifax
Brian Bartlett (1953-     ) grew up in New Brunswick, lived for 15 years in Montreal, and has been a Halifax resident since 1990. His publications include 7 collections and 7 chapbooks of poetry, 3 books of nature writing, and a compilation of his prose on poetry. As an editor,…
Toronto,
Bob
Toronto,
Bob Barton was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1939 and was educated there. He attended McMaster University and, after a career in teaching and with the Ontario Ministry of Education, he became a professional storyteller in association with the Storytellers School of Toronto. He…
Victoria
Victoria
John Barton is a poet, essayist, editor and writing mentor. His twenty-eight books, chapbooks, and anthologies include For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin: Selected Poems, Polari, Seminal: The Anthology of Canada’s Gay-Male Poets, The Malahat Review at Fifty, We Are Not…