Born in Bucharest, Romania, Robert Carr fled the Communist regime at the age of twenty-four through Bulgaria and Turkey. After relatively brief stays in France, where he was granted refugee status, and then Israel, he settled in Canada. Trained as an engineer – a bachelor's degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, and a master's degree from the University of Toronto – Robert worked in the aerospace field for many years.
Emily Taylor Smith grew up in Salisbury, New Brunswick, taking her first wooded hikes in the southeastern part of the province and learning about nature from her father, an avid writer, gardener and trapper. She developed a love of long-distance coastal hiking as a young woman and has now walked the coastal roads of all three Maritime provinces: Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, as well as the Gaspé peninsula.
Jim Nichols is the author of Closer All the Time and, most recently, Blue Summer. We talked to him at his home in Warren, Maine.
David Pelly is the author of The Ancestors Are Happy, published by Crossfield Publishing. Here, the author talks about it and his other accomplishments.
Nova Scotian author Jane Doucet is the author of two books, The Pregnant Pause and her latest, Fishnets & Fantasies which will be released this summer by Vagrant Press, an imprint of Nimbus Publishing.
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
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.
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.
Terri Favro is the author of three novels: Sputnik’s Children (a Globe100, Quill & Quire Book of the Year and CBC Books Top 10 book for 2017, shortlisted for the Sunburst Award and longlisted for 2020 CBC Canada Reads), Once Upon A Time in West Toronto, and The Proxy Bride (winner of the Quattro-Ken Klonsky Novella Award) . Her popular science book is Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact and Speculation.
Luke Inglis works and lives on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia. His debut novel, Something Drastic, was just published by NON Publishing.
Helen C. Escott is the author of the widely read blog-turned-book I Am Funny Like That, which has over 222,000 readers, and two bestselling crime thrillers: Operation Wormwood, which was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel in 2019; and Operation Vanished, which was the Silver Medal Winner for Best Regional Fiction, awarded by the 2020 Independent Publisher Book Awards.