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Jan 21, 2022

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Jacqueline D'Acre had an old-fashioned childhood: playing in the street, milk delivered by horse-drawn wagons. From age three, She was riding horses every day. She moved to San Francisco and went to Lone Mountain College, an adjunct to the University of San Francisco, on a...


Jan 14, 2022

Elisabeth de Mariaffi is a Canadian writer, whose debut short story collection How to Get Along With Women was a longlisted nominee for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and a shortlisted nominee for the ReLit Award in 2013.

Her poetry and fiction have been published in literary magazines including CV2, Descant, The...


Jan 7, 2022

Dawn Dumont is a Plains Cree writer, former lawyer, comedian and journalist from the Okanese First Nation in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Her first book, Nobody Cries at Bingo (2011), is a fictionalized, humorous account of her own life growing up on a reserve. Dumont says that the book was inspired by the writing of David...


Dec 31, 2021

Born to the 1958 Cape Breton coal town road of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, and primarily raised in Halifax, RON JAMES moved to Toronto after graduating from Acadia University with a BA in History. Once in Toronto, he joined the premiere breeding ground of North American comedy, the Second City.

Canada's most verbally...


Dec 24, 2021

John Patrick "Jack" Perconte (born August 31, 1954) is an American former professional baseball second baseman. Perconte played in Major League Baseball from 1980 to 1986.

Perconte has authored four books - “The Success Trail: Learn to Win with a Marathon Runner’s Mindset” "Creating a Season to Remember: The New...