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Rosemary Aubert

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Rosemary Aubert has had poems published in Canadian journals and anthologies over a career that spans many decades. She is the author of 17 books in total, four of them being book-length collections of poetry: Two Kinds of Honey, Picking Wild Raspberries, Lenin for Lovers, and Rough Wilderness. She is a popular teacher and speaker. She created the acclaimed Ellis Portal mystery series and her latest romantic thriller is Terminal Grill. Aubert is a two-time winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction, winning in both the novel and short-story categories.  She is a popular teacher and speaker. Her short stories, essays, poems and reviews have been widely published in Canada for many years.

Sharon Berg

Sharon established herself as a poet in the late 1970s and early 1980s, releasing two full-sized books of poetry through Borealis Press (1979) and Coach House Press (1984). She began to work on writing prose before she obtained her teaching degree, and studied the history of First Nations schooling in Canada. She took a break from writing poetry or stories to focus on working with children during her career as an Ontario teacher. Now she has retired and returned to writing stories, poetry, and a narrative history of Wandering Spirit Survival School. Sharon established Big Pond Rumours as an International Literary E-Zine and micro-Press in January 1986. She is the new host of Spoken Word Sarnia.

Heather Roberts Cadsby

Heather Cadsby has four books of poetry. A Tantrum of Synonyms(Wolsak and Wynn) was a finalist for the Pat Lowther Award. Her most recent book, Could be, is published by Brick Books. Cadsby’s poetry has appeared in such journals as The Malahat Review, The Antigonish Review, Grain, The Fiddlehead, PRISM International, The New Quarterly, and the anthology The Best Canadian Poetry in English. She has been a judge in several awards, including the CBC Literary Awards (poetry category).

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