April Bulmer is a Canadian poet who has won dozens of national and international awards for her work. And With Thy Spirit is her eighth book of poetry.
Bridget Ryan was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario and spent her formative years crossing the border into Detroit, where many of her stories originate.
Bruce Kauffman is a poet, writer and editor living in Kingston, Ontario. He hosts a weekly spoken word radio show on CFRC 101.9fm and monthly open mic poetry nights at the Artel.
Brian Way was born and raised on a small farm in the north end of Prince Edward County, just south of Belleville, Ontario.
Chris has been writing and publishing haiku his entire adult life. His work has consistently been at the forefront in the development of English language haiku and haibun. His poetry has been widely published internationally.
Carolyn Wilker is a writer, editor, Toastmaster, and creative writing teacher. Inspired by the world and people around her, she writes stories that she often shares in her storytelling and speaking.
David Bateman is an actor, playwright, visual artist, and performance poet currently based in Toronto. His spoken word monologues and solo plays have been presented both nationally and internationally over the past twenty years.
Donna Clark Goodrich is the author of 24 books and over 700 published manuscripts. As a Christian Writers, Donna lives in Mesa, Arizona.
Don Gutteridge is the author of more than fifty-five books: poetry, fiction and scholarly works in educational theory and practice.
Donna Langevin lives in Toronto. Her poems have been published in many Canadian and American Journals.
Donna Wootton is an author and retired teacher who lives in Port Hope, ON, Canada.
David Pratt was born in Britain and came to Canada at the age of 22. His poetry and short fiction have appeared in numerous literary journals in Canada, the U.S., Britain, and Australia.
Elizabeth Greene has retired from the English Department at Queen's University where she helped found Women's Studies. Her work, poetry and prose, have been published in a number of literary journals.
Felicity Sidnell Reid
Felicity Sidnell Reid is a writer of both poetry and fiction, an editor and broadcaster. Her poetry and short stories have been published in anthologies and on line.
Geoff’s interest in nature began at 13 years of age when he wandered through the woods and countryside near his Canadian home, learning about nature first hand. From the time he went to university to study wildlife to when he worked for Parks Canada and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, he has dedicated his life to protecting and studying wild things – be they birds, mammals, insects or plants. After his retirement in 2006, Geoff headed off on a new career path, where he put his life long studies to work – he became an expedition and interpretive guide. He has led numerous trips to Antarctica, Svalbard, Russia and Alaska, eastern Europe, Cuba, Borneo and Tanzania. A prolific author, Geoff wrote a previous book on mammals, is widely published in nature magazines and newspapers.
See each of these authors, George Elliott Clarke and John B. Lee by clicking on their named in the author list. They are two of Canada's finest authors. Hidden Brook Press is proud to publish their book.
George Elliott Clarke was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, near the Black Loyalist community of Three Mile Plains, in 1960. A graduate of the University of Waterloo (B.A., Hons.,1984), Dalhousie University (M.A., 1989), and Queen’s University (Ph.D., 1993). He was appointment to the Order of Nova Scotia (2006), appointment to the Order of Canada at the rank of Officer (2008), appointments as Poet Laureate of the City of Toronto (2012-15) and Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada (2016-17). He has eight honorary doctorates.
Gary Rasberry is a Philosopher, Poet, Imagination Consultant, Musician, Artist, Educator, Reluctant Enthusiast, Risk-taker. Scaredy Cat and much more.
Glen Sorestad was born in Vancouver, but moved to the prairies when he was ten and grew up on a farm in east-central Saskatchewan. He began writing seriously in 1968.
Irene Davidson Fisher is the author of "Robbie Raccoon and the Big Black Blob" and "The Best Present Ever".
Jim Christy has led an exciting life. His travels have taken him from Greenland to Cambodia, the Yukon to the Andaman Islands. He has lived with natives of the Amazon and natives of the Fiji Islands.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Deahl grew up in the city, in and around the Laurel Highlands region of the Appalachian Mountains. He moved to Canada in 1970 and holds dual American/Canadian citizenship.
John B. Lee
In 2005 John B. Lee was inducted as Poet Laureate of Brantford in perpetuity. The same year he received the distinction of being named Honourary Life Member of The Canadian Poetry Association. He lives in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada where he works as a full time author.
John Di Leonardo
Born in Pescina, Italy, and raised in Ontario, John Di Leonardo is a graduate of McMaster University, where he earned an Hon. BA in Fine Arts.
Jim Ronson is a life-long traveller and educator. At the age of fifteen he hitch-hiked across Canada and learned more about Canada in one summer than he had ever learned in school. He has explored the nooks and crannies of every province across the country.
Kathleen Whelan’s short fiction has appeared in various Canadian journals such as BLOOD & APHORISMS, BROKEN PENCIL, OTHER VOICES; sub TERRAIN AND TADDLE CREEK. Things I Will Tell You When I Am Dead is Kathleen Whelan’s first collection of short stories.
Kathryn MacDonald has previously published poetry in literary journals and anthologies. Kathryn earned a B.A. from the University of Windsor and an MPA from Queen’s University, Kingston.
Kimberley Elizabeth Sherman Grove has taught creative writing at Loyalist College, the University of Ciego de Avila, in Cuba, the Colborne Community Care Centre, and the Trenton Military base.
Many of Csamer’s poems in Paper moon are angry lyrics struggling to find a language to communicate betrayal and horror.
Merle Amodeo remembers writing creatively as soon as she could form letters into words. She was born in Toronto in 1939. She has published two poetry chapbooks 'Let Me In' and 'Because of You'. Merle is presently working on her second novel.
Marvin Orbach was born in 1940 in Toronto to Bella and Carl Orbach, who had arrived from Poland in the 1920s. Marvin moved to Montreal with his parents and brother Bernie at the age of 12. Marvin Orbach died on February 8, 2015, at the age of 74 as one of Canada’s great poetry archivists.
Morgan's short stories and poems have been published in Canadian literary journals and anthologies, including, The New Quarterly and The Nashwaak Review. He lives in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Norma West Linder
Norma West Linder is a member of The Writers’ Union of Canada, PEN, The Ontario Poetry Society, The Canadian Federation of Poets, WIT (Writers in Transition) and Past President of the Sarnia Branch of the Canadian Authors Assoc. Linder is the author of 5 novels, 13 collections of poetry, and much more.
Rosemary was born and raised in Kenya. She grew up listening to fireside stories from her grandmothers. Watching her children grow up without the luxury of listening to fireside stories is what has motivated Rosemary to write.
Richard (Tai) Grove
Richard Grove was born into an artist family in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on October 7, 1953. He is a writer, editor, publisher. With his wife Kim they run a B&B in Presqu'ile Provincial Park.
Author Richard Stevens and Photographer Ellen McArthur make a great team for this wonderful book.
Rick Jackson is from Kingston, Ontario, is an author, film critic and broadcaster. He grew up on army bases and became interested in collecting music charts from CFNB in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He is a radio host at CFRC 101.9FM in Kingston, Ontario.
Susan Ioannou’s fiction, articles, and poetry have appeared across Canada. She is the winner of an Okanagan Short Story Award, twice a finalist in the CBC Literary Awards, and the recipient of a Works in Progress and Writers’ Reserve grants from the Ontario Arts Council.
Shane Joseph is a graduate of the Humber School for Writers in Toronto, Canada. He began writing as a teenager living in Sri Lanka and has never stopped. His short stories and articles have appeared in several Canadian anthologies and in literary journals around the world.
Theodore Michael Christou is an Associate Professor of Social Studies and History Education, with a cross appointment to the Department of History in Queen's University's Faculty of Arts and Science. He began his professional teaching career as an elementary school teacher in Scarborough with the Toronto District School Board.
Tara Kainer grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee and Regina, Saskatchewan. She attended the University of Regina and Queen’s University. She has published poetry, essays, articles, interviews and book reviews in several newspapers, journals, and magazines, including ARC, NOISE, Quarry, and the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Ursula Pflug is an award winning author of speculative fiction, who has had her work published in Canada, the U.S and Great Britain. She has also written extensively for film, theatre, and television and lives in Peterborough Country, Canada.