Rita Wilson

Rita Wilson is a writer, poet, teacher, mother, grandmother, and gardener who lives on the banks of the Caribou River in Nova Scotia. She’s been published in: Saltscapes, Arc Poetry Magazine, The Cumberland Review; and received the Atlantic Poetry Prize. She first discovered Elizabeth Bishop at Bishop’s grandparent’s home in Great Village, and immediately imagined […]

Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) is considered one of the major poets of the twentieth century, with a famous eye for interesting and unexpected details. Many of her most renowned stories and poems are memories of Great Village, Nova Scotia, where she lived with her grandparents until she was taken away at the age of six and […]

Lois Legge

During a long newspaper career, Lois Legge covered everything from politics to the Swissair Flight 111 crash and investigation. She’s also written hundreds of feature stories, including profiles of Holocaust survivors, war veterans, and famed photographer Robert Frank. Lois has won three Atlantic Journalism Awards and been nominated ten times. She’s a two-time National Newspaper […]

Len Wagg

Since joining Halifax’s Chonicle Herald in 1984, photographer Len Wagg has covered a variety of assignments in Nova Scotia and around the world, and his photographs have appeared in the New York Times, Maclean’s, and Time magazine. In 2008 he won the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Illustration for Wild Nova Scotia, his photographic portrait […]

Chris Attrell

Chris Attrell has been photographing the “forgotten” beauty of Saskatchewan for the past 25 years. His work has been featured in the National Post, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Regina Leader-Post, Fine Lifestyles Magazine, Prairie Post and CBC Saskatchewan. Exhibits of his work have been shown in galleries across the province.

Ryan Van Horne

Ryan Van Horne is a writer and editor with 25 years’ experience as a journalist, working in radio, television and on-line. His work has appeared in publications from coast-to-coast since he began his career as a reporter in Montreal in 1987. The Ontario native has made Halifax his home for more than 30 years.

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Andrew Weichel

Andrew Weichel has written for The Vancouver Sun and WestEnder newspapers. He is currently the online producer at CTV Vancouver.

Kirk Anderson

Kirk Anderson’s award-winning cartoons have been seen regularly in the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. His cartoons have been reprinted in The New York Times, The Onion, Washington Post, Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, USA Today and Kirk has also illustrated magazine and book covers, and contributed animation to documentary films. […]

Brenda J. Thompson