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Albert M. Jabara was born in Lebanon on August 17, 1947, in a little village directly opposite Mount Haramoon. He moved to Canada where, at bare age of 13, he held his first job to support himself,...
Ottawa
Chris Jackson is an author and illustrator. His first book, Edmund and Hillary was published in 1997 and was the first of the China Plate Farm series. Then came Edmund for Short (HarperCollins 1998...
Vancouver
Scottish-born and mystery-minded, Melanie Jackson is the author of young-adult mystery suspensers such as The Big Dip and...
Calgary
Hamilton, ON
Jaffe
Ellen grew up in New York City. After university, she lived in England for several years, where she studied child psychotherapy and travelled in the UK and Europe. She came to Canada in 1979, and...
North Vancouver
Saleh Jaibat is a poet, researcher, and author who was born in Haifa, Palestine in 1945.  He holds both Jordanian and Canadian nationalities, has travelled to over 50 different countries, and speaks...
Mississauga and Toronto
Jailall
Peter Jailall, retired teacher, storyteller and poet has read his work in schools, libraries and universities across Canada and in the Caribbean. An avid supporter of human rights and social justice...
New Westminster
Candice James was awarded the title of  Poet Laureate Emerita of The City of New Westminster  by City Council after serving two 3 year terms as Poet Laureate (2010-2016) She is FOUNDER OF:  The Royal...
Vancouver
Franke James is a Canadian artist, author, and activist. Her visual stories, books, games, and videos are focused on the environment, freedom of expression,...
Toronto
Mary Janigan is a journalist who has written extensively about Canadian public policy, including politics and economics, for the Toronto StarMaclean’s and the...
Orangeville
Liz began riding a motorcycle on her family farm when she was sixteen. She could not have imagined how transformative her two-wheeled experiences would be, or how powerful a teacher motorcycling was...
Scarborough
John grew up in Holland during the Great Depression and World War II. He came to Canada a multilingual teacher where he did the immigrant thing: work different jobs while gaining Canadian...
Calgary
Aldona Jaworska was born and raised in Poland and came to Canada as a refugee in 1990. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Canadian Studies and Communication and Culture (2012, University of...
Jenkins
Born in Hamilton in 1962, Catherine Jenkins spent much of her childhood travelling in Europe, eventually settling in Peterborough (Ontario) when her father retired. She holds an M.A. in Methodologies...
Midland
Prior to turning to writing full time in 2009, Peter spent his career in corporate communications in Toronto running agencies handling marketing, advertising, branding, public relations and...

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