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Princeton
Princeton
Finnian Burnett is a writer whose work explores the intersections of the human body, mental health, and gender identity. They are a recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts grant, a finalist in the 2023 CBC nonfiction prize, and a 2024 Pushcart nominee. Their work appears…
Windsor, ON
Windsor, ON
Bradd Burningham grew up in Essex, Ontario, and has lived in Windsor, Cambridge, Toronto, Ottawa, London, Saskatoon, and Sackville (New Brunswick). He studied at the University of Toronto, the University of Windsor (B.A, M.A), and the University of Western Ontario (M.L.S.). He…
Ottawa
Ottawa
Kevin Burns is an Ottawa-based writer, editor, and researcher with a focus on broad cultural and social issues. He has seen some 300 books make their way into print in the commercial and academic publishing worlds. He has an extensive background in publishing, having developed…
Sointula
Sointula
Bruce Burrows started his fishing career underwater, abalone diving. Fortunately it didn’t end there. His diving career took him to Scotland where he worked in the North Sea oilfield. After 6 years he had accumulated 286 days living in a decompression chamber. “One more season…
Edmonton
Edmonton
Jeff Bursey was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. He now lives in Edmonton, Alberta. His plays have been performed in St. John's and Charlottetown, his fiction has appeared online and in print, and his scholarly articles and literary criticism have been published in…
Peterborough
Peterborough
Varda Burstyn's career as a writer of non-fiction and as an independent scholar began in the early 1980s, after which her work appeared in numerous magazines, including Saturday Night and Mother Jones, in documentary films, in multiple series for CBC's national documentary…
North Vancouver
North Vancouver
Brian completed a B.A. (Sociology) at Queen's University, an M.A. (Criminology) at the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. (Sociology) at the University of British Columbia. He had a full-time appointment for 30 years in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University and…
Vancouver
Vancouver
A resident of Vancouver, Julie Burtinshaw is an award-winning author of seven novels for young adults.  A graduate of SFU’s Writers Studio, Julie has served as a judge for the BC Book Awards, Red Cedar Awards, Illinois Women's Press Association Communications. Hangman: The True…
Hornby Island
Hornby Island
My debut novel Ivy’s Tree was published by Thistledown Press in September 2020. I completed a second draft of Millicent, the fictionalised account of my great-great-grandmother’s life in London’s East End in the 1850s. My work with this manuscript earned me a Letter of…
Catherine Bush's latest work is the forthcoming story collection, Skin (2025). She is the author of five novels, including Blaze Island (2020), a Globe and Mail Best Book and Hamilton Reads 2021 Selection; the Canada Reads long-listed Accusation (2013); the Trillium Award short-…
Vancouver
Vancouver
Aaron Bushkowsky A prolific writer, Aaron Bushkowsky is a Vancouver-based playwright, film-writer, poet, novelist, and educator. His plays have been produced across Canada and have received 9 Jessie Richardson Theatre (Vancouver Theatre awards) nominations over the last 14 years…
Chapleau
Pam
Chapleau
Pam Bustin was born in Regina SK and raised in a host of small towns across the prairies.  She currently lives MOSTLY in Chapleau Ontario with a lovely man and 10,001 books - though she still tends to wander. Pam’s play Saddles in the Rain had its world premiere at 25th Street…
Born in Nipawin, Saskatchewan, she has spent the last thirty years on a ranch in the southwest near the Saskatchewan-Montana border. She graduated from the University of Saskatchewan, but didn't begin writing until she was 38, publishing her first book at 44. She is married to…
Alan D. Butcher was born in Vancouver, B.C. and has been writing all his life. "I wasn't much good at anything else--and my former employers will agree with me on that." He has written advertising copy, worked in the Canadian arctic, and wrote and produced the Chase Almanac for…
Lethbridge
Lethbridge
Paul Butler is the author of ten novels and one non-fiction book. His most recent novel, Mina’s Child, was published in 2020 by Inanna Publications (Toronto). Mina’s Child imagines a second generation springing from the ‘heroes’ of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and questions the notion…
Barrhead County
Barrhead County
Dr. Jenna Butler (she/her) is an award-winning poet, essayist, editor, and teacher. She is the author of three books of poetry, Seldom Seen Road, Wells, and Aphelion; a collection of ecological essays, A Profession of Hope: Farming on the Edge of the Grizzly Trail; and the…
St. John's
St. John's
Michelle Butler Hallett is a disabled person and history nerd who writes fiction about violence, evil, love, and grace. Novels: Constant Nobody, winner of the 2022 Thomas Raddall Award for Atlantic Fiction, This Marlowe, deluded your sailors, Sky Waves, and Double-blind. Story…
Burlington
Burlington
Children’s Author Lana Button grew up in the tiny border town of St. Stephen, New Brunswick. She has a background in acting and is an Early Childhood Educator. Today Lana writes for young children and reads books out loud to crowds of children whenever she gets the chance.Lana’s…
Ed
Edward Butts has written more than two dozen books about Canadianhistory and adventure for readers of all ages. He writes factual accounts about explorers, outlaws, mysteries, disasters, lost treasure and Canadian battles. His titles include Line of Fire, The Desperate Ones, …
Toronto
Toronto
Mary Byers was born and educated in Toronto and graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A. in 1954 and an M.A. in 1976. Her volunteer work commenced in 1966 for the Faculty of Architecture at the U of T in Inventory of Historic Buildings, established by the Province of…
Halifax
Halifax
K.R. Byggdin is the author of Wonder World (Enfield & Wizenty 2022), a book that explores the possibilities of queer belonging in small-town Canada. The novel won the 2023 Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award and was a finalist for the ReLit Award for Fiction. K.R. holds a…
Jake Byrne is a poet, editor, and copywriter who lives in Tkaronto, on lands belonging to the Haudenosaunee peoples and governed by the Dish with One Spoon/Wampum Covenant. He won CV2's Foster Prize for Poetry in 2019, and he has full-length works of poetry forthcoming with…