Vicki Grant: One of Canada's best young adult authors, including Not Suitable for Family Viewing, a finalist for The Canadian Library Association’s 2010 Young Adult Book Award.
John DeMont: John's creative nonfiction sparkles, and we're brothers in the martial arts, so he'd be here even if he couldn't write his way out of a wet paper bag. Coal Black Heart: The Story of Coal and the Lives it Ruled has garnered rave reviews from across the country.
Sarah Hina: Sara's first book is Plum Blossoms in Paris.
Jennifer Zobair: Jennifer's first novle, Painted Hands, was released by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press in 2013, and she is co-editor of Faithfully Feminist (coming in August, 2015). She's represented by Kent D. Wolf at Lippincott Massie McQuilkin.
Lesley Buxton: A lovely friend with a heartbreaking story to tell.
Tim Falconer: Mentor in the MFA program at King's College, Ryerson prof, freelance writer, and author od Watchdogs and Gadflies: Activism from Marginal to Mainstream, Drive: A Road Trip Through Our Complicated Affair with the Automobile and That Good Night: Ethicists, Euthanasia and End-of-Life Care (all published by Penguin).
Havard Gould: Toronto journalist extraordinaire, avid paddler, and author of the most myserious book in the KIng's MFA program.