Charis Cotter is an award-winning writer and storyteller who has worked extensively in schools telling Newfoundland ghost stories and encouraging students to collect local ghost stories from their communities. She is the author of several acclaimed novels for young readers, including The Swallow; The Painting; and The Ghost Road; as well as the illustrated storybooks […]
Lori Doody is a printmaker and picture book maker, who lives in St. John?s, NL. Her quirky and charming picture books have been warmly received and widely praised; they include Capelin Weather; The Puffin Problem; Mallard, Mallard, Moose; and Paint the Town Pink.
Tom Dawe is an award-winning poet, as well as a painter, editor, and educator, who lives in Conception Bay South, NL. He is always on the lookout for good ghost stories and bits of folklore; several of the stories he has collected are adapted in An Old Man?s Winter Night and Spirited Away: Fairy stories […]
Alisa Arsenault is from Moncton, New Brunswick. She studied printmaking and photography at the Université de Moncton and graduated in 2013. Since her graduation, she participated in several group exhibitions including Somewheres (2014) at Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown (P.E.I.) and Acadie Mythique (2014), a travelling exhibition curated by Harlan Johnson. She is […]
Johanna Lezziero is a Moncton-based nature and animal lover from France. After spending 10 years in the world of children?s clothes fashion, she and her husband set sail on a great adventure in Canada. The omnipresence of nature, and the variety of wild animals that she encounters here made her want to pick up her […]
François Dimberton started his career in the middle of the 70?s as the cartoonist of Pif le chien adventures, and continuing onwith magazines such as Spirou, Tintin, Mickey, and many other Franco-Belgian cartoon publishers. At Bouton d?or Acadie, he also created with Jean-Claude Bauer the famous Coin-Coin series.
Daniela Zekina is a visual artist from Bulgary, now established in Québec. From galleries in Europe and North America to children?s books, her illustrations are full of subtle details that captivate children and offer them a world rich in fantasy. Her first book with Bouton d?or Acadie, Les sept amis, was published in 2017.
Sanita Fezjic is an award-winning Canadian Bosnian writer. Her first book Psychomachia, which means « fight of the soul » in Latin, was shortlisted for the Ken Klonsky short story contest, as well as for the Canada ReLit Prize 2018. Fezjic has published her poems and short stories in several Canadian literary magazines. In 2018, […]
Christine Arbour has been living in Québec city for many years but she remains a Gaspésie-native at heart and roots. A lover of the beauty of small things, passionate about travelling and architecture, her heart is resolutely turned towards little humans. In 2017, she published her first children?s books, Grandes roues et petits pois.