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Amar Acheraiou

Academic, Fiction, Non-Fiction Bio I am an experienced scholar, editor, translator, and novelist. I taught British literature, postcolonial theory, and cultural studies for twelve years and published five books, including Questioning Hybridity, Postcolonialism and Globalization (2011) and Rethinking Postcolonialism (2008). Both constitute major contributions to postcolonialism, multiculturalism, the history of ideas, and social and political …

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Jane Baird Warren

Writer, editor and first-generation Canadian who has spent the last twenty years living and travelling all over the world.

Bryan Demchinsky

Academic, Arts & Entertainment, Corporate, Journalism, Non-Fiction Bio I am a writer and editor with forty years experience in daily newspapers and freelance work. I have been literary editor, business editor and features editor at the Montreal Gazette. I am the author, co-author or editor of nine books including After Auschwitz: One Man’s Story, an …

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Pascale Duguay

Children’s & YA Literature Bio I am a freelance writer and author. I have written short stories, articles, recipes, puzzles, quizzes, and essays mostly for and about children. I have been published in various children’s magazines such as Teen Breathe, Spider, Highlights, Girls’ World, Animal Tales, and Bazoof. My books include Your Passport to Canada …

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Elise Moser

Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children’s & YA Literature Bio I am a writer and editor. My publications include short stories, a literary novel for adults, a YA novel, and a nonfiction book for kids 8-12 years old. I have edited or co-edited several anthologies. I’ve done copyediting, proofreading, line editing, substantive editing and manuscript assessments. I am …

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Raquel Rivera

Children’s & YA Literature Bio I’m the author of fiction and creative non-fiction books for children and young adults. My books have won the QWF Prize for Children’s and YA Literature, twice; they’ve been nominated for the Red Cedar Book Award, Silver Birch, Forest of Reading awards and the Rocky Mountain Book Award, and were …

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stephanie roberts

Poetry Bio stephanie roberts is a Quebec-based poet with Canadian, Panamanian, and American citizenship. Beginning as a self-published author, roberts has been widely featured in publications such as POETRY Magazine, The New Quarterly, EVENT Poetry & Prose, New York Quarterly Books, and Crannóg Magazine to name a few. Previously a QWF poetry mentor, she has …

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