A writer from the age of six, Jenn Ashton was first published when she was fourteen. She has written fiction, non-fiction and children’s books as well as editorials and articles for periodicals and journals. She sits on the board of the Federation of BC Writers and the Indigenous Writer’s Collective. Jenn is a graduate [...]
Louis Druehl is the editor of The New Bamfielder and Professor Emeritus at Simon Fraser University where he taught and researched kelp for 36 years. His bestseller, Pacific Seaweeds (Harbour Publishing, 2001), introduced thousands to these little-appreciated plants. Louis continues a 40-year relationship with Japanese seaweed researchers. His first novel, Cedar, Salmon and Weed (Granville [...]
Emma L.R. Hogg is a born writer. After graduating from the University of Guelph, she began work on the first of six novels she self-published. Her poetry has been published in Carousel magazine and her fifth novel, The Fourth Wall (2015) was shortlisted for the Whistler Independent Book Award for Fiction. Her next book, [...]
Janet Love Morrison is an author and editor whose previous books include The Crazy Canucks: Canada’s Legendary Ski Team (foreword by Peter Mansbridge), winner of the 2009 One Book, One Vancouver award, and Radar the Rescue Dog (foreword by Justin Trudeau). She currently teaches High School English on the Cote First Nation Reserve near [...]
Robert O'Brien emigrated from Ireland to Canada in the 1990s and is a teacher and actor based in Vancouver. The publication of his memoir, Just One More Drive, was preceded by The MINI: A Strategic Relaunch of a Dormant Brand (Lambert Academic Publishing, 2016).
Jake Ootes is a former reporter who was the Northwest Territories Director of the Territorial Department of Information, responsible for all government public affairs and communications. In 1995, Ootes was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories and later appointed Minister of Education, Culture and Employment. He retired from politics in 2004 [...]
Anne Parker is a three-time cancer survivor and genetic testing advocate. Her life story was turned into a multi-award-winning film, Decoding Annie Parker, starring Helen Hunt and Samantha Morton. Her autobiography, Annie Parker Decoded, was published in 2014.