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Whitby
Heather M. O’Connor is an award-winning freelance writer, editor and author. Betting Game, her debut novel with Orca Books, was published in 2015. She also writes short stories, fantasy and...
Toronto
Liam is the author of over 30 children's books and graphic novels. He is creator of the award-winning Max...
Calgary
Frank was born in Dublin, Ireland, and began his writing career there while in fourth grade. One day Frank’s regular teacher was ill, and his class was combined with another. In order to keep this...
Toronto
Debbie Ridpath Ohi is a writer and illustrator based in Toronto, Canada. Most recently, her illustrations have appeared in NAKED!, a picture book...
Toronto
Ruth has illustrated over 50 children's books, including 18 of which she has also written. Ruth enjoyed being a 2011-2012 Writer-in-residence for the Toronto District School Board and Sophie's Studio...
Debbie Okun Hill has been writing for over 30 years. She started as a journalist at a community newspaper in Manitoba then moved towards a career in public relations at The Winnipeg Art Gallery,...
Kingston and surrounding area
Susan Olding was born in Toronto. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto, a B.Ed. from Queen's, and an M.F.A. from UBC. Her fiction, literary nonfiction, and poetry have...
Hoarfrost River
Born 1957 Illinois.  Grew up in Crystal Lake Illinois. Educated at University of Montana, Missoula and Northland College, Ashland Wisconsin.  Graduated summa cum laude Northland College 1979...
Peter Oliva writes mostly fiction. To support that habit, he has worked as a cook's flunkie, a Santa Claus (in Japan), and a dog trainer. In 1994 he opened a bookstore, called Pages on Kensington,...
Burlington
Alexandra Oliver was born in Vancouver, BC. Her last collection, Meeting the Tormentors in Safeway (Biblioasis 2013) won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for 2014 and was named a Canadian...
Omatsu
Maryka Omatsu was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1948 and was educated at the University of Toronto (M.A.) and Osgoode Hall Law School in 1975. She is Canada's first Asian woman judge--appointed in...
Michael Ondaatje was born in Sri Lanka in 1943 and came to Canada in 1962. He now lives in Toronto and teaches at Glendon College, York University.
North Gower
Many of Emily-Jane’s stories and novels reflect her national pride. She loves writing about Canada and the extra-ordinary Canadians who have made Canada a great nation. Emily-Jane’s stories have...
Judie Oron is a Canadian/Israeli journalist who was born in Montreal, moved to Israel in 1967 and returned to Canada in 2004. She was a feature writer at ‘The Jerusalem Post,’ including a four year...
Vernon
Two novels and a short story collection by James Osborne have scored a hat-trick of international awards in early 2016. His collection, Encounteers with Life-Tales of Living, Loving &...
Richard Osler (65) is an experienced poetry writing facilitator and workshop leader who leads more than one hundred writing retreats and workshops a year in the U.S. and Canada. His poems have been...
Ouriou
Susan Ouriou was born and raised in Alberta but has worked and studied in Montreal, Paris, Grenoble, Barcelona, and Cuernavaca. Currently, she lives in Calgary with her husband. Her novel ...
Kingston
Ann-Maureen Owens is an author who specializes in children's non-fiction books. She grew up in Toronto, lived at different times in England, and raised four sons with her husband in Kingston. She has...