Lesley Choyce

Lesley Choyce is the author of 90 books. He runs Pottersfield Press and teaches at Dalhousie University. Choyce has won The Dartmouth Book Award, The Atlantic Poetry Prize and The Ann Connor Brimer Award and has been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for his writing.

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Thomas Hodd

Thomas Hodd is an Associate Professor of Canadian and Atlantic literature at Universit√© de Moncton. His essays and reviews have appeared in the Globe and Mail, the Literary Review of Canada, The Chronicle Herald, and the Toronto Star among others. His study of Charles G. D. Roberts’s writings on the First World War appeared recently […]

Sheree Fitch

Sheree Fitch has won almost every major award for Canadian children’s literature, including the 1992 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Mr. Christie Award for Best Canadian Children’s book for There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen and the 2000 Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work Inspirational to Canadian Children. She has over twenty-five books to […]

Herb Curtis

Herb Curtis, the editor, is another Miramichier with numerous books to his credit. He has written much about the Miramichi’s folklore and way of life.

Dan Soucoup

Dan Soucoup has worked as a bookseller and publisher for many years. He is the author of numerous books on the Maritimes, including Maritime Firsts, Edwardian Halifax, and Know New Brunswick. He lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Paul Erickson

Paul Erickson is professor and chair of the anthropology department at Saint Mary’s University. He holds degrees from four universities, including a doctoral degree from the University of Connecticut. His academic and community interests include educational anthropology, urban archaeology, and the history and built heritage of Halifax. Dr. Erickson is the author or editor of […]

Vernon Oickle

Vernon Oickle graduated from Lethbridge Community College in 1982 with an honours diploma in journalism and is an award-winning journalist, editor and writer with almost 35 years working in newspapers. He is the author of 26 books, including Ghost Stories of Nova Scotia, the best- selling Crow series and the Nova Scotia Outstanding Outhouse Reader. […]

Laurie Brinklow

Dr. Laurie Brinklow is Co-ordinator of the Institute of Island Studies and the UNESCO Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability at University of Prince Edward Island. She teaches in the MAIS program at UPEI and is particularly interested in the power of place and story, and their impact on identity. She has published in several […]