Andrew L. Smith

Andrew Smith’s early family trips down Nova Scotia’s Tusket River sparked a lifelong love of canoeing. A retired teacher and the author of a number of magazine articles on canoeing in Nova Scotia, Andy lives in Central Argyle.

Simone Poirier-Bures

Simone Poirier-Bures is the author of three books. Her memoir That Shining Place won the 1996 Evelyn Richardson Award. Her essays and stories have appeared in dozens of literary magazines and anthologies in Canada, the United States, England, and Australia.

Ellen Bryan Obed
Klaus Taschwer

With a background in the sociology of science, political science and philosophy, Klaus Taschwer lives in Vienna and is the science editor of the Austrian newspaper Der Standard. He is the founding editor of the science magazine heureka!, the co-author of Konrad Lorenz. A Biography and recipient of the 2016 Austrian State Award for Scientific […]

Robert Kalich

Robert Kalich is the author of several non-fiction books and two previous novels: The Investigation of Ariel Warning and The Handicapper, which was a national best-seller published by Crown. He co-founded a film production company, The Kalich Organization, with his twin brother Richard who is an internationally acclaimed author. He lives with his wife and […]

Michal Schwartz
Christine Ibbotson

Christine Ibbotson has been providing financial advice to clients for over twenty-three years and is a Licensed Financial Advisor, a Licensed Residential and Commercial Mortgage Broker and a provincially Licensed Insurance Broker. She also attained her Chartered Investment Manager designation with further studies taken in Advanced Estate Planning, Trusts, and Taxation. Throughout her career, Chris […]

James E. Randall

Dr. James Randall is an economic and social geographer. He is the UNESCO Co-Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability and the Coordinator of the Master of Arts Island Studies programme at UPEI.

Hung-Min Chiang

Dr. Hung-Min Chiang, originally from Taiwan, came to Prince Edward Island with his family in 1967. A student of Abraham Maslow, he taught psychology at Prince of Wales College and the University of Prince Edward Island until his retirement in 1991. He is the author of Chinese Islanders: Making a Home in the New World.

Thomas A. Watson

Born January 18, 1854 in Salem, Massachusetts, Thomas A. Watson was Alexander Graham Bell’s assistant, known to most of us for Bell’s single sentence, “Watson—Come here—I need you”—the first words transmitted through the telephone in 1876. While Bell was the inventor of the telephone, Thomas A. Watson was the skilled craftsman who brought the telephone […]