Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE (November 30, 1874 – April 24, 1942), published as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning in 1908 with Anne of Green Gables. The book was an immediate success. The title character, orphan Anne Shirley, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave […]

Dean Gessie

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Dean Gessie is a Canadian writer and poet, he won first place in the prestigious Half and One Prize in India. He also won the Bacopa Literary Review Short Story Contest in Florida and he was chosen for inclusion in The Sixty Four Best Poets of 2018 by Black Mountain Press in North Carolina. Dean’s short stories […]

Cory Doctorow

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Cory Doctorow (1971) is a Canadian-British writer. He has held policy positions with Creative Commons and the Electronic Frontier Foundation and been a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Southern California. He is a co-editor of the popular weblog BoingBoing. His science fiction has won numerous awards, and his YA novel Little Brother spent seven weeks on the […]

Jessica Treat

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Jessica Treat was born in Canada and raised in New England and Spain,  she is the author of three short story collections, including Meat Eaters and Plant Eaters. Her stories, essays, prose poems, and translations have been widely published in anthologies and literary journals; and she is the recipient of an Artist Fellowship Award for further work in fiction […]

Gordon Korman

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Gordon Korman is a Canadian American author born in 1963 in Montreal.  He wrote his first book at age fourteen and since then has written more than eighty-five middle grade and teen novels, including the New York Times bestselling series Ungifted (2012) and Supergifted (2018), Pop (2009), and Schooled (2007). He lives with his family on Long Island, New York.  […]

Virna Sheard

Virna Sheard was a Canadian poet and novelist, born in 1862. In 1884 she married Dr. Charles Sheard (1857-1929), a surgeon at Toronto’s Chief Medical Officer, and for years she devoted most of her time and energy to domestic and social duties. In the early years of motherhood, during her late twenties, Virna began to […]

Théodora Armstrong

Theodora Armstrong

Théodora Armstrong is a Canadian fiction writer and poet. Her work has appeared in numerous Canadian literary magazines such as Event, Prairie Fire, The Fiddlehead, Descant, The New Quarterly, and Contemporary Verse 2. In 2008 she won the Western Magazine Award for Fiction, and her stories have been included in both The Journey Prize Anthology 20 and […]

Sheila Heti

Sheila Heti

Sheila Heti was born in 1976 in Toronto. She studied playwriting at the National Theatre School of Canada, then attended the University of Toronto, where she studied art history and philosophy. She is a writer, a journalist, a blogger, and a playwright. Heti is the author of seven books, including the critically acclaimed How Should […]

Camilla Grudova

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Camilla Grudova is a Canadian writer. She lives in Toronto and holds a degree in Art History and German from McGill University, Montreal. Her fiction has appeared in White Review and in Granta magazine. Her first collection of short stories, The Doll’s Alphabet, was published by Fitzcarraldo Editions in 2017.