A Sino-Canada Literary Forum: Literature and Our Environment Organized by the Confucius Institute at the University of Waterloo, at Renison University College, October 25, 2014 All of us share a common environment on this planet, yet as individuals we create, shape and experience our own unique...
Karleen Bradford was born in Toronto, but spent most of her childhood in Argentina, returning to take a B.A. at the University of Toronto in 1959. That same year she married James Bradford, a foreign service officer with the Canadian government. She has spent the past 34 years living in various countries, which has provided "grist for the mill" in terms of settings and plots for her children's and young-adult novels, but now is happily home for good.