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May 20, 2022

Alice Kuipers is a British-born author living in Saskatchewan, Canada who is best known for her young adult novels. Life on the Refrigerator Door won the Grand Prix de Viarmes, the Livrentête Prize, the Redbridge Teenage Book Award in 2008 and the Saskatchewan First Book Award in 2007. 

Yann Martel is a Canadian author...


May 13, 2022

His books, first published in the early 1990’s as contemporary fiction, achieved critical acclaim and his first novel One Oblique One was shortlisted for the Crime Writers Association John Creasy Award for the best debut crime novel of the year in 1991. This was the first year that the award was opened up to global...


May 6, 2022

Something To Hold, a book filled with inspiration from Jane’s lifelong experiences as a clear and direct channel for Spirit Guides.


Apr 28, 2022

Katie Hyslop writes about education and youth issues for The Tyee.

They are interested in the social justice aspects of education, and how youth adapt and respond to our rapidly changing world. Their work has appeared in Megaphone, the Vancouver Sun and Yes! magazine, as well as CBC Radio shows On The Coast, Daybreak...


Apr 22, 2022

Jeffery Straker grew up taking piano lessons in small-town Saskatchewan and has gone on to perform over 100 shows per year across Canada, Europe and Latin America.  The rootsy-storytelling of his songs has the power to transport a listener – out onto a lake in Canada’s North or to the main street of a prairie town....