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Alison Thielman

Alison Thielman has illustrated stories written by her mom, Toni Thielman, and decorated store windows for Christmas in her home...

Allan Bartley

Raised on the Bruce Peninsula, Allan Bartley has worked as a journalist for a number of Canadian daily newspapers. His...

Andrew B. Cox, DFM

A boy entrant in the RAF, Andrew Cox was already qualified aircrew when World War II broke out. After more...

Anne Duke Judd

Anne Duke Judd writes, edits, and gardens in Saugeen Shores, Ontario. A freelance writer and editor since 1974, her work...

Antony Christie

Fifty years ago, Antony Christie and his family moved to the former USS#3 schoolhouse at Nenagh, southern Grey County, the...

Barbara Aggerholm

Barbara Aggerholm was born in Kincardine, Ontario, and spent her childhood there and in other Bruce County communities. She has...

Bob Johnston

A long-time resident of Southampton, Ontario, Bob Johnston was raised in Toronto. On an athletic scholarship, he studied at the...

Bobbi Switzer

Drawing ever since she could hold a pencil, Bobbi Switzer has developed her skill and currently illustrates for several publishers....

Brianne Maas

Brianne Maas has returned to her home community of Saugeen Shores She has been drawing and designing since childhood, and...

Carolyn Muir Helfenstein

Born a Newfoundlander, Carolyn Muir Helfenstein began teaching in a one-room schoolhouse near King City, Ontario, then in Toronto. Carol...

Cori Mordaunt

As a girl, Cori Mordaunt lived for six weeks at the Point Clark lighthouse, where her sister and brother-in-law were...

Corinne Robertson-Brown

Corinne Robertson-Brown edited Shorewords, the first publication of The Brucedale Press. A writer, teacher of technical writing, and artist in watercolours, she...

David W. Beverly-Foster

“My feet led me to the land, the land led me to thoughts, and here I am to show you.”Having...

Dawna Proudman

Dawna Proudman is an artist, writer, editor and teacher of writing. Her “Just Write!” workshops often take the form of...

Diane Madden

Diane Madden loves exploring cemeteries, haunted places, lonely shorelines and back-country roads. Almost every trip leads her to another Tale...

Donna Mann

Like Agnes Macphail, Donna Mann grew up in a home where politics and community were important, a father’s consent must...

Donna Stewart

Donna Stewart, a retired teacher. brings her enthusiasm for outdoor sports and teaching to writing for young children. From her...

Doris Pennington

The author of Thirty Years On Call: A Country Doctor’s Family Life, was the first of Robert and Viola Tucker’s...

Fran Sanagan

Fran Sanagan operates a studio in Southampton, and each summer leads a landscape photography workshop for the Southampton School of...

Jennifer Frankum

Jennifer Frankum, a retired teacher, taught secondary school in Port Elgin, Ontario, for twenty-five years. Her poetry has previously appeared...

Joan E. McHugh

Joan E. McHugh feels privileged to have spent so much time with her great-aunt, Elizabeth Penson, both as a young...

John G. Mackay

One of the last people still around who grew up on the boats of Port Elgin harbour, John G. Mackay...

John R. Hardy

John R. Hardy’s fascination with trains began with the CPR Goderich line which ran through his family’s farm in Huron...

Jon Radojkovic

Jon Radojkovic has freelanced as a photographer and journalist with the Owen Sound daily newspaper, The Sun Times, and local weeklies...

Judy Lowry

Judy Lowry has been writing for decades, while studying and teaching art, creating and exhibiting multi-dimensional works.She is a founding...

Katharine Ferguson

Place, time, and opportunity all met in the Bruce Peninsula to start Katharine Ferguson writing. Living in a barn-made-house, she...

Kenneth L. Thornburn

Son of a high-school history teacher, Ken Thornburn says, “Perhaps a little more love of the past rubbed off on...

Laura M. Gateman

Writing the text for Lakeshore Landmarks allowed Laura M. Gateman another opportunity to explore one of her favourite topics —...

Laura Robinson

Laura Robinson’s more than thirty years as a Nordic skier, cycling, triathlete, and rower provide a backdrop for her writing...

Lillian Burgess

Lillian Burgess is an artist, an author, and a farmer. Her passion for the natural world began with a childhood...

Lin Souliere

Artist Lin Souliere works from Dragonfly Ridge Studio north of Lion’s Head on the Bruce Peninsula. “Within the woods and...

Linda Knox

Linda Knox was born and raised in Owen Sound, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Guelph in 1970 with...

Lynn Wyvill

Lynn Wyvill’s childhood on the Armstrong family farm near Markdale, Grey County, Ontario, grounded her for living in many places...

Lynne Porter

Lynne Porter was born on a Keppel farm, a fifth-generation descendant of immigrants from the United Kingdom. She currently lives...

M. Suzanne Sloan

As a suburban stay-at-home mother of three in the 1970s, Suzanne Sloan began writing stories of her earlier years, many...

Michael O’Neill

As one of ten siblings, Michael O’Neill lived his childhood years on a farm in Middlesex County, Ontario. For more...

Mike Pickup

Mike Pickup’s interest in nature was sparked at a young age on afternoon walks in the English countryside when his...

Neil Aitken

Neil Aitken’s ancestors came to Egremont and Normanby townships, Grey County, Ontario, in the 1840s and 50s. The Orchard, Pinder,...

Sandy Conrad

Sandy Conrad lives in Saugeen Shores, and has taught English, Drama, and Creative Writing at secondary schools in both Port...

Sheila Balls

Sheila Balls lives in Meaford, Ontario. Her adventures have been shared with her husband, Carl; son Michael and daughter Catherine;...

Shelley Norman

Shelley Norman has lived all her life on a family farm near Kincardine. She attended local schools, often writing stories...