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Toronto
Toronto
Born on a tiny island stuck to the south of England, Kate Blair has worked as a museum curator, a clown and a cook on a ship on the Great Barrier Reef. She's worked at a theme park on the Jersey Shore and made furniture for the Sydney Olympic Village. Now a young adult author…
Born in Quebec City in 1939, Marie-Claire Blais has been a dominant figure in her country's literary landscape for more than 25 years. At twenty, she published her first novel, La Belle Bête, translated as Mad Shadows. In it, she analyzes with fierce lucidity the psychological…
Toronto
Toronto
A two-time winner of the CBC Literary Prize (for non-fiction in 2017 and short fiction in 2013), Becky Blake’s stories and essays have appeared in publications across Canada. Her first novel, Proof I Was Here, was published by Wolsak & Wynn’s Buckrider Books imprint in May…
Toronto
Toronto
Gloria Blizzard is an award-winning writer and poet, and a Black Canadian woman of multiple heritages. Her work explores spaces where music, dance, spirit, and culture collide. Her collection of essays Black Cake, Turtle Soup, and Other Dilemmas will be published in June 2024 by…
Edmonton
Edmonton
Astrid Blodgett's second collection of stories, This is How You Start to Disappear, is forthcoming from the University of Alberta Press. Astrid's first collection of stories, You Haven't Changed a Bit, was long-listed for a ReLit Award in 2014 and was a runner up for the 2013…
Victoria
Victoria
Yvonne Blomer (she/her) is an award-winning travel writer and poet who most recently won the Exile Editions Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Competition. The Last Show on Earth is forthcoming with Caitlin Press in 2022 along with a re-issue of her poetry collection The Book of Places…
Toronto
Toronto
Ronna Bloom is the author of six books of poetry. Her most recent book, The More (Pedlar Press, 2017) was longlisted for the City of Toronto Book Award. Her poems have been recorded by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, and translated into Bangla, Chinese and Spanish…
Toronto
Toronto
Toronto
Arthur Boers (arthurboers.com) is an Anglican priest and a Benedictine Oblate. His degrees include: MFA (Seattle Pacific), B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, M.A. in Peace Studies from Associated Menonite Biblical Seminary, M.Div. from McCormick Theological Seminary, M…
Guelph, ON
Guelph, ON
Born in Houston, Texas, Jo Ellen Bogart attended the University of Texas in Austin, earning degrees in education and psychology. She came to Canada in 1975 and settled in Guelph, where she still lives. She is a dual citizen of Canada and the U.S.--having attained her Canadian…
Victoria
Victoria
Dennis E Bolen has led the literary life since his late teens, experimenting with poetry in high school before taking two university degrees in creative writing. He published seven books of fiction with three different publishers over a career that saw him work as editor for sub…
Rosemarie Boll has been practicing family law for over 20 years. She has written extensively on the legal system and how it affects families. She is committed to educating the public about the complex network of laws which govern our everyday lives, and explaining what the…
Kjipuktuk/Halifax
Kjipuktuk/Halifax
Sonja Boon is a researcher, writer, teacher, and flutist living in Kjipuktuk/Halifax. Passionate about stories and storytelling, she is the author of What the Oceans Remember: Searching for Belonging and Home (WLU Press, 2019), a memoir that traverses five continents and spans…
Edmonton
Edmonton
Kate A Boorman is an award-winning author from Edmonton, with roots in the small town of Rimbey, Alberta. Her books for young readers have been published in four world territories and have appeared on a variety of Best Of lists, from the Ontario Library Association to O, The…
Lillian Boraks-Nemetz is a poet and a novelist. She was born in Warsaw, Poland, and survived the Holocaust as a child. She has her M.A. in Comparative literature from the University of British Columbia and now teaches Creative Writing at the UBC Department of Continuing Studies…
Dawson City
Dawson City
Tara Borin is a queer, nonbinary poet and writer living in the traditional territory of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in, Dawson City, Yukon. Their debut full-length poetry collection, The Pit, was published by Nightwood Editions in 2021. Tara's poems have been anthologized in Resistance:…
Toronto
Toronto
ANDREW J. BORKOWSKI was born and raised in Toronto. His critically acclaimed debut short story collection, Copernicus Avenue, was published by Cormorant Books in 2011 and won the Toronto Book Award in 2012. Copernicus Avenue was also shortlisted for the 2012 Danuta Gleed…
North Vancouver
North Vancouver
Published by Simon & Schuster Canada in January, 2015, Cathie Borrie's memoir, The Long Hello ~ Memory, My Mother, and Me, is written in spare prose, largely in the form of a dialogue. The Long Hello explores the emotional rewards and challenges that Cathie experienced in…
Toronto
Roo
Toronto
Roo Borson is a poet and essayist. Her books include the collaborative works Introduction to the Introduction to Wang Wei by Pain Not Bread (Roo Borson, Kim Maltman, and Andy Patton) published by Brick Books, and Box Kite: Prose Poems by Baziju (Roo Borson and Kim Maltman)…
Vancouver
Vancouver
TANYA BOTEJU is a teacher and writer living on unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations (Vancouver, BC). Part-time, she teaches English to clever and sassy young people. The rest of her time, she writes and procrastinates from writing. Her…
Toronto
Toronto
Danila Botha is the author of three short story collections, Got No Secrets, which was published in 2010 by Tightrope books, For All the Men (and Some of the Women I've Known) which was published in 2016 and was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award, The Vine Awards for…
Markham
Markham
Hélène Boudreau grew up on an island surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean but now writes fiction and non-fiction for kids from her land-locked home in Ontario, Canada. Her picture book, I Dare You Not to Yawn, is a 2013 Parents’ Choice Award winner and a 2014 SCBWI Crystal Kite…