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Antony Christie

Fifty years ago, Antony Christie and his family moved to the former USS#3 schoolhouse at Nenagh, southern Grey County, the historic High Plains. Now retired from a long career as teacher and editor, he creates poetry that responds to those surroundings throughout the year.

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Sandy Conrad

Sandy Conrad lives in Saugeen Shores, and has taught English, Drama, and Creative Writing at secondary schools in both Port Elgin and Kincardine. Her short stories have been winners in contests and published in anthologies around Ontario. Daughters and Other Strangers is her first solo collection. This is the first of its publications nominated for an Arthur...

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Donna Mann

Like Agnes Macphail, Donna Mann grew up in a home where politics and community were important, a father’s consent must come before a girl could continue her education, and only certain vocations were acceptable. But continue she did, to university in Waterloo and Toronto, Ontario, and Newburgh, Indiana. In her studies and research into her...

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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 lived in Grey County, Ontario, since birth, Dave loves to wonder at the world and consider our place in it. A musician, labourer, traveller, and settler, he seeks to synthesize the intellectual, the artistic, and...

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Brianne Maas

Brianne Maas has returned to her home community of Saugeen Shores She has been drawing and designing since childhood, and won the Senior Visual Arts Award at Saugeen District Secondary School. Her art has appeared on the cover of Southampton Art School catalogue and an issue of The Leaf. Living on her own, Brianne fills...

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Andrew B. Cox, DFM

A boy entrant in the RAF, Andrew Cox was already qualified aircrew when World War II broke out. After more than 40 successful missions, he was shot down over Germany, and spent nearly five years as a prisoner of war. His memoirs of that time are presented in Our Spirit Unbroken, released in October 1999....

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Allan Bartley

Raised on the Bruce Peninsula, Allan Bartley has worked as a journalist for a number of Canadian daily newspapers. His education is in political science and journalism, and his previous publications include Alexander MacNeill, A Political Life. He edited the Lindsay Township history, Proud People. Now retired from Canadian security agency, he is an adjunct...

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Bob Johnston

A long-time resident of Southampton, Ontario, Bob Johnston was raised in Toronto. On an athletic scholarship, he studied at the University of Dubuque, Iowa. He earned two graduate degrees in Social Work at the University of Toronto and spent many years as a family counsellor. In mid-life, he entered the ministry and has served as associate...

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Bobbi Switzer

Drawing ever since she could hold a pencil, Bobbi Switzer has developed her skill and currently illustrates for several publishers. She started her career at the age of 17 entering Conestoga College for graphic design and advertising. Her studio and sign shop is located in Hepworth on the Bruce Peninsula. Recently, Bobbi has developed yet...

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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 brought enthusiasm and dedication to helping this publishing venture get started. She also loves theatre, and is an actor, direcct and produced playwright.