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Toronto
Toronto
Michelle Alfano's personal memoir The Unfinished Dollhouse (Cormorant Books, 2017) was selected as one of The Globe 100 Best Books of the Year. Her novella, Made Up of Arias, was a winner of the Bressani Award for Short Fiction. Her short story “Opera”, on which the novella was…
Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory
Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory
Taiaiake was born at Tiohtiake (Montreal) in 1964 and raised on the Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory. He was educated by Jesuits, served as a U.S. Marine Corps infantryman, and later earned degrees in history and political science at Concordia University and Cornell University. His…
Parry Sound region
Parry Sound region
Erin Alladin is an editor, a writer, and an ecology enthusiast who is always looking for ways to combine her passions. Born in Northern Ontario to a gardener and a forester, she spent most of her early life looking at and thinking about the natural world. As a young adult she…
Kingston
Jan
Kingston
Allen is a writer and visual artist based in Kingston, Ontario. Her fiction explores the fumbling beauty of embodied beings, their contests and abrasions, and their tender enjambment. In 2006, Allen released a collection of cyberpunk-inspired poetry under the title Personal…
Calgary
Calgary
Rona Altrows was born and raised in Montreal and lives in Calgary. Both cities inform her writing. She writes fiction, essays, plays, and hybrid pieces. Her books include two collections of short stories, A Run on Hose (2006) and Key in Lock (2010) as well as a collection of…
Fredericton
Fredericton
Lisa Alward's short fiction has appeared in The Journey Prize Stories and Best Canadian Stories. She has won the Fiddlehead Prize and the New Quarterly's Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award and has been shortlisted for the Malahat Review's Open Season Award as well as prism…
Ucluelet
Ucluelet
Alexandra Amor is a lifelong explorer of what it means to be human. For 20 years Alexandra has been writing both fiction and non-fiction books, all with the themes of love, connection, and the search for understanding. She began her writing career with an Amazon best-selling, …
Toronto
Toronto
Lene – pronounced Lena — is an award-winning writer, health and disability advocate and photographer living in Toronto,. Born and raised in Denmark, Lene has had autoimmune arthritis since she was four years old and has used a power wheelchair since her teens. She holds a…
Gimli
Gimli
Raye Anderson is a Scots Canadian who spent many years running Theatre Schools and presenting creative arts programmes for arts organisations, notably at the Prairie Theatre Exchange in Winnipeg. Now she lives in Gimli, Manitoba where she draws, paints and writes as part of a…
Halfmoon Bay
Halfmoon Bay
Patricia Anderson, a BC author, editor, and literary consultant, earned a PhD from UBC, with specialties in history, popular culture, and publishing studies. While living in London, England, she was assistant editor of the Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History, and co-…
Antigonish
Antigonish
Matthew R Anderson is originally from Treaty 4 / SW SK and now lives in Nova Scotia with his wife Sara Parks. He has published four non-fiction books and many award-winning short stories. Most recent: The Good Walk (URP 2024) and Prophets of Love: The Unlikely Kinship of Leonard…
Dr. Lloyd has written Not a Total Waste, now published in a second edition, 1999, after her only son died of AIDS. Acclaimed as a successful palliative care text, the book has continued to be well received. Her writing of the hockey book and angel book which followed established…
Salmon Arm
Salmon Arm
GAIL ANDERSON-DARGATZ’s first novel, The Cure for Death by Lightning, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the UK’s Betty Trask Award, the BC Book Prize for Fiction and the Vancity Book Prize. Her second novel, A Recipe for Bees, was nominated for the IMPAC…
Thunder Bay
Vancouver
Vancouver
Suzanne Alyssa Andrew is the author of the novel Circle of Stones (Dundurn Press), and two books-in-progress. She’s also a contributing editor for beloved Canadian literary magazine, Taddle Creek. A former arts journalist and story director for award-winning digital TV and film…
Saanichton (Vancouver Island)
Saanichton (Vancouver Island)
Kelsey Andrews is best known for her poetry, though she writes short fiction too. Recently published in Prism, The Dalhousie Review, The New Quarterly, and Prairie Fire, she writes first drafts in cheap notebooks so she doesn’t feel like she’s ruining a fancy one. She’s written…
Nelson
Nelson
Susan Andrews Grace has lived in Nelson, BC since 2001 but lived many years in Saskatoon, SK. She holds a BA (Philosophy and an MFA (Poetry). She also maintains a visual art practice and has exhibited works in Canada and USA.
Lexie Angelo is a crime writer and short story author currently pursuing a PhD in creative writing from the University of Edinburgh. Her chapbook A Rough Season was released in 2020 by Loft on Eighth Press. Additionally, her work has also appeared in Gutter Magazine, Culinaire…
Vernon
Vernon
Natalie Appleton is an award-winning Canadian writer living in the Okanagan. She is a graduate of the University of Regina School of Journalism and the MA in Creative Writing (Narrative non-fiction) program at City University London, UK. In her former life as a journalist, she…
North York, Ontario
North York, Ontario
Rona Arato Rona has been a writer and editor for over 25 years. Her work has appeared in magazines and newspapers in Canada and the United States. Rona holds a degree in Elementary Education from U.C.L.A. She has taught elementary school classes in Los Angeles and Toronto, adult…
Nelson
Nelson
Kate Armstrong is the award-winning author of her memoir The Stone Frigate: The Royal Military College’s First Female Cadet Speaks Out published in 2019 and named as winner of the 2020 Ontario Historical Society Alison Prentice Award for best book on women’s history and a…