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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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Licia Canton

Academic, Arts & Entertainment, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Non-Profit/NGO Bio Licia Canton is a professional writer and editor with more than twenty years’ experience. She has worked with authors, publishers, teachers, and public relations and marketing professionals. She has published short stories, essays, and articles in Canada and abroad. She is the author of two short story …

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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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Christopher Holcroft

Academic, Corporate, Government, Journalism, Non-Profit/NGO Bio Christopher draws on more than 20 years of writing; strategic communications, media relations, and political campaign management experience to support clients enact positive change. Prior to starting Empower Consulting in 2008, Christopher held a number of public affairs roles in the non-profit, private, and public sectors. Christopher is a …

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Jennifer McAuley

Academic, Arts & Entertainment, Children’s & YA Literature, Corporate, Journalism, Non-Fiction, Screenwriting Bio Jennifer studied Journalism and her early career was in news with Global Television, local newspapers, and radio reporting. She moved into documentary TV series, and this led her through a 30-year career in factual, lifestyle, and children’s programming. She has been a …

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Lawrence Papoff

Corporate, Government, Journalism, Non-Fiction, Non-Profit/NGO Bio For over 20 years, I was the associate editor then freelancer for Canadian AutoWorld, Canada’s new car dealer magazine. In that time, I chronicled the growth of auto retail in Canada as family-owned dealerships grew into dealer groups and women made their way into the decision-making ranks while Japanese …

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Shelagh Plunkett

Academic, Arts & Entertainment, Fiction, Journalism, Non-Fiction, Non-Profit/NGO Bio I am a published author (The Water Here is Never Blue, my memoir of growing up overseas, was published by Penguin), a trained journalist (with a relevant BA and bylines in national and international journals), and a seasoned columnist (six years of arts, travel and lifestyle …

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