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  • Lawrence-Hill

    Hill, Lawrence

    Lawrence Hill is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of The Book of Negroes, which was made into a six part TV mini-series. His previous novels, Some Great Thing and Any Known Blood, became national bestsellers. Read More

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    Wight, Emily

    Emily Wight is a writer, blogger, and home cook. Read More

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    Wood Barrett, Rebecca

    Rebecca Wood Barrett, (BAA Film, MFA Creative Writing), is a filmmaker, writer and creative writing teacher living in Whistler, BC. Read More

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    Winter, Michael

    Michael Winter has published two collections of stories, five novels, and one work of non-fiction. He is the only writer ever to win the Notable Author award, given out by the Writers Trust. He divides his time between Toronto and Newfoundland. Read More

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    Walters, Eric

    Eric Walters began writing in 1993 as a way to entice his grade 5 students into becoming more interested in reading and writing.  Each day he would read to his students the story he was writing which was set in their school, in their community and with some of the students as characters. Read More

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    Wachtel, Eleanor

    Eleanor Wachtel is the host and co-founder of CBC Radio’s Writers & Company, which is celebrating its 25rd anniversary this fall, and is a winner of the New York Festivals Award.  She also co-founded and hosts Wachtel on the Arts. Read More

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    Toltz, Steve

    Steve Toltz’s first novel, A Fraction of the Whole, was released in 2008 to widespread critical acclaim, and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Guardian First Book Award. Read More

  • Merilyn-Simonds

    Simonds, Merilyn

    Merilyn Simonds is the internationally published author of 16 books, including The Holding, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice; The Convict Lover, a Governor General’s Award finalist; Breakfast at the Exit Café, a travel memoir co-written with her husband; a book of essays A New Le Read More

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    Simmers, Bren

    Bren Simmers is the author of one previous book of poetry, Night Gears (Wolsak and Wynn, 2010). She is the winner of an Arc Poetry Magazine Poem of the Year Award, was a finalist for The Malahat Review’s Long Poem Prize and has been twice longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize. Read More

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    Shillingford, Gordon

    Gordon Shillingford has been a publisher for nearly thirty years and is the President of J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing Inc. That company is comprised of several distinct imprints including Scirocco Drama, The Muses’ Company, Watson & Dwyer, and J. Gordon Shillingford. Read More