Mary Fairhurst Breen
Mary Fairhurst Breen is the author of the memoir Any Kind of Luck at All and the children’s books Pride and Persistence: Stories of Queer Activism and Awesome Andie’s Best of the Block. As a queer feminist author, writing is Mary’s current form of activism after decades spent working for social change and protesting for […]
Michael Hutchinson is a member of the Misipawistik Cree Nation. In his youth, he pulled nets, fought forest fires, bartended, catered rock concerts, and worked as a print reporter. Eventually, he moved from journalism to communications after being head-hunted by the Indian Claims Commission. Since then, he has worked at the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, the […]
Ellie Arscott grew up in a small Ontario town where three generations of “Nonnas” before her also called it home. Ellie graduated from Sheridan College in Interpretive Illustration. Her illustration debut Night Walk was awarded a SCBWI Canada East Crystal Kite. Ellie lives in Toronto’s east end with her family.
Gianna Patriarca is an award-winning author of 11 books, poetry and short fiction. Her first book, Italian Women and Other Tragedies, is in its 4th printing and was runner-up for the Milton Acorn People’s Poetry Award. Her work is extensively anthologized and adapted for screen. Gianna lives in Toronto.
Susan G. Cole
Susan G. Cole is a writer, editor and activist. She is the author of two books on violence against women, Pornography and the Sex Crisis and Power Surge: Sex, Violence and Pornography (both Second Story Press) and is the editor of Outspoken, scenes and monologues from Canadian lesbian plays (Playwrights Canada Press). Her play, the […]