Welcome back Showcasers! Today we sail to Vancouver Island to visit with multitalented poet Ian Cognitō. Ian and I first met through 15 Minutes of Infamy, his performance series of storytellers and songwriters.
Jill Martin Bouteillier is the author of Return to Sable and was a consultant-historian for the National Film Board and White Gate Films. She worked on educational committees in BC and NS both developing and marking provincial exams. For many years she was an educator on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, serving as the last principal of Lunenburg Academy. She lives in Lunenburg with husband, Carl, and resident cock pheasant in a home overlooking the mighty Atlantic. From Thistles to Cowpies, now available from Crossfield Publishing, is her latest book.
Camilla Downs is a bestselling author, indie publisher, mentor, and mom. Nature and life experiences are a constant source of inspiration for her writing. She enjoys living a minimalist lifestyle, practicing meditation and mindfulness, reading, going for walks, and capturing nature’s essence with photographs. Camilla is the founde
Today we visit with author Anna Byrne, Whistler Independent Book Awards 2020 Finalist for her nonfiction work, Seven Year Summer. Anna’s story is a powerful one, as you’ll soon see.
John M. MacFarlane, a fascinating individual, mariner, museum curator emeritus, and bestselling author.
Diana Stevan has worked as a family therapist, teacher, actor, model, and CBC TV sports reporter. She’s published poetry, a short story, newspaper articles, a novelette The Blue Nightgown and three novels.
Today we’re privileged to chat with Doctor Manuel Matas. I had the pleasure of meeting Manny at the Whistler Writers Festival where he was a WIBA Awards Finalist for his paranormal memoir, The Borders of Normal.
Hannah D. State is a Canadian author. Born in London, Ontario, she graduated from McGill University with a BA and earned her MPL from Queen’s University. Hannah enjoys going on nature walks and pondering the mysteries of the universe. She currently resides in New Brunswick.
Odette Barr is a writer, an artist, a naturalist and an educator. Odette’s most recent release, Teaching at the Top of the World (Pottersfield Press, June 2020), is a personal account of teaching and living in remote Inuit communities in the eastern Arctic, centering mostly on Grise Fiord—Canada’s most northern permanently inhabited community, nestled on the south shore of Ellesmere Island.
Peg Tittle is a prolific author, and not just in one genre either. She has published everything from creative fiction to articles in journals to textbooks.