Mentor Stinson 1
Award-winning 2014 children’s book by mentor Kathy Stinson

Fiction & Non-Fiction

73. Male – Napanee
Fiction/Non fiction/ Magazine and newspaper This writer has an extensive background in writing about art and architecture as well as other genres of writing

74. Female – Toronto
Fiction – Business savvy writer with four books to date.

75. Female – Toronto
Award-winning author with 12 books, numerous short story collections and is included in many anthologies.

76. Female – Toronto
Fiction writer with long list of books and awards.

78. Female – Ottawa
Fiction and Non Fiction – Sixteen books, an order of Canada and too many awards to mention.

79. Male – Toronto
Fiction/Non Fiction/Journalism – Writer of 11 books and many feature articles for magazines and newspapers

80. Female – Ottawa
Young Adult Fiction and Non-fiction – This YA writer has 11 young adult fiction and 3 non-fiction books published.

81. Female – Thornhill
Historical works for children and young adults.

83. Female – Toronto
Fiction and Non-Fiction – Award winning author of books, articles, short stories and chap books.

84. Female – Thunder Bay
Non-Fiction and Publishing – A best-selling author of eight non-fiction books and an award-winning freelance journalist and photographer.

85. Female – Ottawa
The writer is a well-respected lecturer, writer and curator of contemporary art in both Canada and the United States.

86. Female – Napanee
Non-Fiction – Freelance writer with experience in writing for consumer magazines, academic journals and newspapers, as well a published books.

87. Female – Kingston
This writer has had 8 books published and edited many more as well as published in numerous magazines. This writer has a solid background in research.

89. Male – Toronto
French only

117. Female – London
This writer has an extensive background in Journalism and has written for many Canadian magazines and newspapers.  She has a sound understanding of the business of writing

118. Female – Toronto
This award winning writer was a published poet first, then a puppet playwright, then a live-stage playwright for both children and adults, then an author, and then a screenwriter for TV and film. She concentrates now on plays and books (Available for a half mentorship)

119. Female – Scarborough
This mentor has had 18 novels and books of poetry published internationally and has professional mentorship experience.  She is a 2-time winner of the Arthur Ellis Crime Fiction Award

127.  Female – Toronto
Award winning poet and song writer is a teacher, a published author of numerous poetry books, recorded musician, Film Consultant who Teaches “creative vocalization”, scat singing, vocal production, performs and creates songs / poems for self-expression and produces concerts, and CDs is eager to mentor on emerging or mid career poet.

137. Female – Toronto
Award winning novelist, translator, editor and teacher looking to provide one to many mentorships through workshops, seminars, lectures and other individually designed programs.

138.  Female – Belleville
Experienced freelance and professional writer published in numerous magazines.

149. Female – Montreal
This literary fiction and non-fiction writer, for both adult and young adult audiences, was the recipient of many literary distinctions including finalist for the Governor General’s Literary award and the Giller Award.

150. Female – Georgian Bay
This award winning “Eco-fiction” writer focuses on a genre that she believes will expand as the environmental crisis escalates.

151. Female – Dundas
After being an English teacher for ten years, this mentor realized her dream of becoming a writer.  Her first book was short-listed for the Mr. Christie’s Book Award. A companion collection was also a Christie nominee, and made the shortlist for the 1996 Governor General’s Literary Award.

153. Female – Frankville
Award winning author and illustrator of Childrens’ Literature with an extensive knowledge in zoology

162. Female – Toronto
This award winning writer has written fiction, memoir, non fiction, scripts and more. She has successfully applied for and received grants from both the OAC and the Canada Council for the Arts.

163 – Female – Toronto
This Author has written over 70 books for young people including picture books, early chapter books, novels for the reluctant reader, Governor General nominated novel, plus television scripts, magazine stories, and textbook articles.  She has written 40 titles in the Franklin series

173 –  Male – Toronto
Crime writer of five successful non fiction books and many tv documentaries on organized crime over the past 45 years.  Former president (twice) of the crime writers of Canada. Author of definition article on “organized crime” for the Canadian encyclopedia. One of the principle producers of the famed CBC  Connections series on organized crime (1974-1979).

Poets

90. Female – Ottawa
This poet also writes non-fiction and memoirs. Additional work includes performance poetry, word music and a lot of editing.

91. Male – Stratford
A prize-winning poet and humorist.

92. Female – Thunder Bay
Award winning author with a substantial publication history in magazines, and journals as well as dram writing and numerous books.

93. Female – Carlton Place
A distinguished author and poet with an interest in History.

94. Male – Toronto
Poet and translator (English-French) – Writer, editor and translator.

127. Female – Toronto
Award winning poet and song writer is a teacher, a published author of numerous poetry books, recorded musician, Film Consultant who Teaches “creative vocalization”, scat singing, vocal production, performs and creates songs / poems for self-expression and produces concerts, and CDs is eager to mentor on emerging or mid career poet.

130. Male – Cheltenham
Published author of two poetry collections, a collection of short stories and a novel as well as being published in numerous Magazines including: Arc, Lion’s Head, Toronto Quarterly, Descant, Exile, Antigonish Review, Impulse, Quarry, etc.

135. Female – Toronto
This award winning Artist has four decades of writing, publishing and performing her work in Canada and abroad. She is a leading influential figure in the Canadian literary landscape.

 136.  Male – Toronto
An award winning poet with half  a dozen published books.