Anna Maxymiw’s work has appeared in a range of Canadian and American
publications, with some of the more notable being The Globe and Mail and The
Walrus. Essays from her forthcoming memoir have been published in The
Malahat Review, Maisonneuve, and Hazlitt and won Silver in the Humour
category at the National Magazine Awards, where the piece was also nominated
in the Personal Journalism category.
Sharon Butala is the author of nineteen books of fiction and nonfiction, numerous essays and articles, poetry, and five produced plays. She published her first novel in 1984, Country of the Heart, which was nominated for the Books in Canada First Novel Award, followed by a collection of short stories, Queen of the Headaches. Born in Nipawin, Saskatchewan, she graduated from the University of Saskatchewan, and taught English in her home province and Nova Scotia. She eventually returned to Saskatchewan to live, for three decades, on her husband Peter Butala’s ranch.
a Canadian essayist and novelist
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When the global financial system began to meltdown in 2008, Umar was uniquely positioned to explain what was happening with the financial system. He began writing essays on his website () to share his understanding. He has been published in business magazines such as Seeking Alpha, Canadian MoneySaver, and CA Magazine. Outside of his business writings, he has written creative non-fiction and fiction for publications such as Geist, The Little Red Umbrella and The Flaneur.
and she experiments with language while exploring her …
Elaine Kalman Naves was born in Hungary, grew up in Budapest, London, and Montreal, and is the author of eight books, among them two award-winning memoirs about her family: Journey to Vaja, and Shoshanna’s Story. A long-time columnist for the Montreal Gazette and frequent contributor to CBC Ideas, Elaine has also written more than 500 articles and stories published in a variety of Canadian and international publications. Elaine’s honours include a Canadian Literary Award for Personal Essay, two Quebec Writers’ Federation prizes for non-fiction, and two Jewish Book Awards for Holocaust Literature. Her most recent book, The Book of Faith, was longlisted for the 2016 Leacock Prize for Humour.
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Her comic legal thriller, Quid pro Quo, won Best Juvenile Crime Novel in Canada and was nominated for the Edgar Allen Poe Award in the United States. Her YA mystery Not Suitable for Family Viewing won The Ontario Library Association’s Red Maple Award. Vicki has two books coming out in 2017. Short for Chameleon is a comic YA mystery about a boy who works for his father’s rent-a-relative agency (HarperCollins Canada). 36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You, a mystery/romance about two teenagers who meet as guinea pigs in a psychological study, will be published by Running Press.