Richard Levangie is an award-winning journalist with degrees in science, journalism, and an MFA in creative nonfiction. His work has appeared in enRoute, Endless Vacation, The Globe & Mail, The Montreal Gazette, and more than a dozen magazines. His middle-grade adventure, Secrets of the Hotel Maisonneuve, won the Atlantic writing competition for unpublished manuscripts and was released by Nevermore Press in the fall of 2020. A former karate instructor, Richard is an associate technician at ResMed, a world leader in medical breathing devices. He lives in Halifax.