Oonya Kempadoo

Oonya Kempadoo

Focus Fiction Special Interests Novel, memoir, creative non-fiction, autobiography, speculative/science-fiction young adult. Brief Bio Oonya Kempadoo is a UK, Guyanese, Grenadian citizen and currently a resident of Canada. She is the author of three novels and is critically acclaimed on…

Leila Marshy

Leila Marshy

Focus Fiction, Nonfiction, Corporate Special Interests Literary fiction (short stories and novels), nonfiction, academic, memoir. Pedagogical material, educational writing. Marketing writing, corporate writing, web content, press releases. Brief Bio Leila has published stories and poetry in dozens of Canadian and…

Cora Siré

Cora Siré

Focus Fiction, Nonfiction, Corporate Special Interests Short stories, novellas, novels, memoirs, personal essays and corporate communications. Brief Bio I’m the author of three books and over twenty short stories and essays. My writing has been featured in anthologies and magazines…

Robert Edison Sandiford

Robert Edison Sandiford

Focus Fiction, non-fiction Special Interests Literary, short stories, novels, creative non-fiction, graphic novels, memoir Brief Bio I am the author of nine books, including the award-winning novel And Sometimes They Fly, the graphic novel Great Moves, and the memoir Sand…

Ami Sands Brodoff

Ami Sands Brodoff

Focus Fiction, memoir Special Interests  Ami is an experienced mentor, writing coach and editor. She specializes in working with writers tackling character-based novels and story collections that have a potentially strong narrative thrust. Ami also loves helping writers shape personal…

Claire Holden Rothman

Claire Holden Rothman

Focus Fiction, nonfiction Special Interests Literary fiction (short story, novel), nonfiction and memoir. Brief Bio I am a writer, translator and editor. My publications include two story collections and the novels Lear’s Shadow (2018), My October (2014), finalist for the…

Gina Roitman

Gina Roitman

Focus Fiction, nonfiction Special Interests Short stories, novels, biography, and memoir. Working one-on-one makes for a rewarding relationship and successful results. Brief Bio I am the author of a short story collection, Tell Me a Story, Tell Me the Truth…

Derek Webster

Derek Webster

Focus Fiction, nonfiction, poetry Special Interests Investigative journalism, humour, personal essay (including memoir and family stories), conceptual nonfiction, opinion pieces, polemic, literary criticism and arts writing Brief Bio I have an MFA in Writing, Diploma in Education and BA (Honours)…

Maria Schamis Turner

Maria Schamis Turner

Focus Fiction, creative nonfiction, journalism Special Interests Literary fiction (short stories and novels), mystery, science fiction, memoir, personal essay, and literary journalism. Brief Bio I currently work as a freelance editor, specializing in developmental editing and line editing for fiction…

Elaine Kalman Naves

Elaine Kalman Naves

Focus Fiction, nonfiction Special Interests Novel, memoir, creative or literary non-fiction, and autobiography. Brief Bio Elaine Kalman Naves brings a wide range of experience in working with writers and editors to the job of writing coach. She is the author…