Darlene Abreu-Ferreira is an Assistant Professor of Women's History at the University of Winnipeg. Her most recent publication, "From Mere Survival to Near Success: Women's Economic Strategies in Early Modern Portugal," appeared in Journal of Women's History.
Jennifer Ailles has completed an MA in English at the University of Guelph and is now in the Ph.D. program in English at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.
Bert Almon teaches the writing of poetry at the University of Alberta. His students often attribute their interest in poetry to early experiences of Dr. Seuss and Dennis Lee. Almon's ninth collection of poems, Hesitation Before Birth, will be published by Beach Holme Press.
Gisele Baxter teaches in the English Department at the University of British Columbia. Her principal areas of interest are in modern/contemporary literature and popular culture. She is also writing a novel.
Lorraine Behnan is a professional actor and communications consultant, as well as an acting instructor at the University of Guelph.
Janet Bertsch teaches children's literature at the University of Lethbridge. She received her Ph.D. from the University of London in December 2000.
Sarika Bose earned her Ph.D. on Oscar Wilde and nineteenth-century drama from the University of Birmingham, England. Children's literature has long been one of her great pleasures. She teaches English literature and writing at the University of British Columbia.
Clare Bradford is an associate professor in the Faculty of Arts at Deakin University, Melbourne. She has published four books as well as many essays on aspects of children's literature, particularly colonial and postcolonial textuality.
Susan Brown teaches English in the School of Literatures and Performance Studies in English at the University of Guelph.
Gregor Campbell teaches English at the University of Guelph.
Carole H. Carpenter is a professor in the Division of Humanities at York University, where she teaches children's literature and culture, childhood culture studies, and folklore. Her current research includes a comparative study of children's literature as a discourse of multicultural identity in Australia, Canada, and South Africa.
Judith Carson is a professor of English and General Education subjects at Seneca College in Toronto and a reviewer of adult fiction and books for children.
Kathryn Carter teaches English at Wilfrid Laurier University.
Gabrielle Ceraldi teaches in the English Department at the University of Western Ontario. She has articles published or forthcoming on L.M. Montgomery, Wilkie Collins, and Victorian anti-Catholic fiction.
Anna Chiota is Manager, Branch Services with the St. Catharines Public Library with over twenty years experience in children's services and with an MA in History.
Kathleen M. Connor is a doctoral student in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa.
Jean-Denis Côté est étudiant au doctorat en sociologie à l'Université Laval et est membre du Centre de recherche en littérature québécoise (CRELIQ). Il a enseigné la sociologie et la littérature dans quatre universités canadiennes. Ses textes ont été publiés dans diverses revues, dont Québec français, CCL: Canadian Children's Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse, Cahiers franco-canadiens de l'Ouest et la revue française Études canadiennes. Il est également l'auteur de l'album Le monstre de la cave (Éditions du Soleil de minuit) et est co-auteur, avec Dominic Garneau, d'un livre à paraître aux Éditions David portant sur l'écrivain jeunesse franco-ontarien Daniel Marchildon.
Theresa L. Cowan is an MA student at the University of Alberta. Her thesis title is "Liminal Creatures: Ambiguous Gender and the Avant-Garde Imagination."
Terry Crowley is a professor of history at the University of Guelph. His many publications include Agnes Macphail and the Politics of Equality (Lorimer).
Corinne Davies is an associate professor of English at Huron University College, an affiliate of the University of Western Ontario, where she teaches eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature, children's literature, and Poetry and Prosody. She has published on Robert Browning, T.S. Eliot, and Margaret Atwood.
Marie C. Davis teaches English literature at the University of Western Ontario and co-edits this journal.
Richard C. Davis is Professor of English at the University of Calgary, where he specializes in Canadian literature. He has published four books related to arctic Canada's cultural history, including two volumes of Sir John Franklin's expedition journals.
Karen Day recently retired from the University College of the Cariboo where she taught children's literature in the School of Education.
Nadine d'Entremont, a librarian in southern Ontario, has learned much from her grandparents in Nova Scotia.
Paul DePasquale teaches Aboriginal Literatures at the University of Winnipeg and is a Mohawk member of the Six Nations of the Grand River in Ontario. He and Doris Wolf are involved in a SSHRC-funded study of home and nation in Canadian Aboriginal children's literature.
Jerry Diakiw is a retired superintendent of schools with the York Region Board of Education. He recently completed a doctorate at OISE and is currently teaching in the Faculty of Education at York University. He has written on children's literature for Reading Teacher, CCL, and the Globe and Mail. He wrote and initiated a series of teacher documents for UNICEF, the first of which was entitled Children's Literature: Springboard to Understanding the Developing World.
Bridget Donald writes about children's books in Vancouver, BC.
Susan Drain teaches children's literature at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, and has a fourteen-year-old daughter.
Gary Draper teaches English at St. Jerome's University in Waterloo, Ontario. He is an editor with The New Quarterly and Brick Books and a long-time fan of Marianne Brandis's writing.
Gail Edwards holds a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from the University of British Columbia. In addition to teaching Canadian history at Douglas College, she is a sessional instructor in the Educational Studies department and at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at UBC. Her research interests include the critical analysis of visual design and art in illustrated books and the history of print culture in Canada. She and Judith Saltman are currently writing a monograph on Canadian children's illustrated books, which will be published by University of Toronto Press.
Judith Franzak, a former secondary-level English teacher, is now a doctoral candidate in Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies at the University of New Mexico. Her research interests include critical literacy and adolescent literature.
Sara Furnival is a graduate student in the Faculty of Education at York University whose current work deals with conflict resolution education at the elementary level.
Marjorie Gann teaches English at the Toronto French School. Her publications include Discover Canada: New Brunswick (Grolier) and Report Writing: Books I and II (Educators Publishing Service).
Heather Gardiner has a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Toronto. Her thesis dealt with the topic of old age and she presently volunteers with reading groups in retirement homes.
Thomas M.F. Gerry is a professor of English (Canadian Literature) at Laurentian University. He is the author of Canadian and U.S. Women of Letters (1993).
Sarah Gibson-Bray is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Drama at Queen's University, where she teaches Young People's Theatre and collective creation. A specialist in English-Canadian Theatre for Young Audiences, she wrote her doctoral thesis on Vancouver playwright Dennis Foon (Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama, University of Toronto, 1992). Currently compiling an index and guide to "child advocacy drama" in Canada, she lives in Kingston, Ontario, with her husband Carl and their children Emma (6) and James (4).
lian goodall loves reviewing children's books and regularly contributes to Quill and Quire and several Ontario newspapers. Her reviews can also be found at http://liangoodall.com.
Dinah Gough is Head of Children's Services at the Oshawa Public Library.
Lucie Guillemette est directrice du département de français de l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Parmi ses nombreuses activités de recherche, elle dirige le project suivant : l'Amérique postmoderne dans le roman nord-américain contemporain des femmes (1980 à nos jours).
Katrina Harack received her M.A. from Simon Fraser University.
Gillian Harding-Russell is poetry editor for Event. Her poetry book Candles in my Head was published by Ekstasis Editions last year.
Ajay Heble and Sheila O'Reilly live in Guelph, Ontario with their two music-loving children.
Eric Henderson teaches at Simon Fraser University.
Eleanor Hersey is a professor of English at Fresno Pacific University in California. Her article on women's writing in Kevin Sullivan's Anne of Green Gables films appears in Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture (U of Toronto P, 2002).
Lawrence Jackson directs a small archaeological consulting firm and is an adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Western Ontario.
Dave Jenkinson, Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs) in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba, edits CM: Canadian Review of Materials, an on-line reviewing journal that can be found at http://www.umanitoba.ca/cm/.
Rosemary Ross Johnston is director of the Centre for Research and Education in the Arts at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia, and editor of the centre's journal, CREArTA. Professor Johnston serves on several professional boards, including as Vice-President of the International Federation of Modern Languages and Literatures (FILLM), which is related to UNESCO. She is currently working on a book on Australian children's literature.
Marlene Kadar is director of the graduate programme in interdisciplinary studies at York University in Toronto and editor of the Life Writing series published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
Yuka Kajihara, BEd (http://yukazine.com) is Osborne Collection Assistant with the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books of the Toronto Public Library. Her most recent book Anne and After is published by Aoyama in Tokyo.
Kieran Kealy teaches children's literature in the English Department at the University of British Columbia. His publications include a bibliography of British Columbia's children's literature.
Jennifer McGrath Kent is a writer and mother of two preschool-aged sons in Lower Coverdale, New Brunswick. She completed her graduate thesis on fantasy novels for young adults at the University of Victoria.
Adrienne Kertzer teaches children's literature and Holocaust literature at the University of Calgary. She has a forthcoming essay on children's literature in Teaching the Representation of the Holocaust, edited by Marianne Hirsch and Irene Kacandes (part of the MLA Options for Teaching series) and is writing the entry on Holocaust children's literature for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Children's Literature (Oxford UP).
G. Douglas Killam is a Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Guelph.
Heather Kirk writes for children. She also teaches English part time at Georgian College. Her young-adult novel Warsaw Spring was published by Napoleon in the fall of 2001.
Grace Ko received a Master of Library Information Science in 2001 from the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario.
Patsy Kotsopoulos is completing her doctoral thesis, Romance and Industry on the Road to Avonlea, for the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. She has written about L.M. Montgomery and television adaptation for Essays on Canadian Writing and Pop Can: Popular Culture in Canada (Prentice-Hall Canada).
Gillian Lathey is Deputy Director of the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature at the University of Surrey Roehampton, England. Her publications include The Impossible Legacy: Identity and Purpose in Autobiographical Children's Literature Set in the Third Reich and the Second World War (Peter Lang).
Claire Le Brun est professeure au Département d'études françaises de l'Université Concordia. Son enseignement et ses publications portent sur la littérature médiévale et sur la littérature pour la jeunesse.
Benjamin Lefebvre is a Ph.D. candidate in English at McMaster University and assistant editor of this journal. His most recent academic contributions have appeared or are forthcoming in Essays on Canadian Writing, University of Toronto Quarterly, The Lion and the Unicorn, and Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture (University of Toronto Press, 2002).
Jennifer H. Litster earned her Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh in 2001. Her doctoral thesis, which she is currently revising for publication, is titled The Scottish Context of L.M. Montgomery.
Clem Martini is a professor of Drama at the University of Calgary and a playwright. Recent publications include Illegal Entry and A Three Martini Lunch, for which he was shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award.
Julia Matthews is the Head Librarian at the Royal Ontario Museum. She has recently helped mount an exhibition on ROM's dinosaur hunters, and her review is based in part on observing how families used print resources in a reading space.
Anne McCambridge is a children's librarian at the Children's Library, London Public Library.
Roderick McGillis is a Professor of English at the University of Calgary.
Marissa McHugh obtained a B.F.A. in Theatre Performance from the University of Regina in 2002 and is currently an M.A. student in Drama at the University of Guelph.
Pamela J. McKenzie is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario.
Ingrid Masak Mida is a freelance writer and editor.
Matthew Milner recently completed an M.A. in history at the University of Guelph and is now a Ph.D. student in history at the University of Warwick, where his research focuses on late medieval and early modern religious and cultural history, particularly death and ritual.
R.G. Moyles is Professor Emeritus of English Literature at the University of Alberta. His many publications include From Instruction to Delight: A Critical Anthology of Children's Literature (Oxford University Press).
Catherine Nelson-McDermott teaches English at the University of British Columbia.
Anne Newlands is an educator at the National Gallery of Canada. Her most recent publication, Canadian Art: From its Beginnings to 2000, was published by Firefly Books.
A professor of English at the University of Winnipeg, Perry Nodelman has published widely on many aspects of children's literature.
Jason Nolan, Ph.D., teaches at the University of Toronto and is a contributing editor of Canadian Children's Literature. He is co-editor of The International Handbook of Virtual Learning Environments (forthcoming from Kluwer) and is co-founder of the LMM-L: L.M. Montgomery E-Mail List
Elaine Ostry teaches children's and young adult literature at SUNY-Plattsburgh.
Lissa Paul is a children's literature professor at the University of New Brunswick. Reading Otherways, her book about children's literature and literacy theory, was published by The Thimble Press in 1998.
Kit Pearson is the author of six children's novels. Her seventh, Between the Lion and the Eagle: The 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt, will be published in the fall of 2002.
Claudine Pope writes in Toronto.
Barbara Powell is Associate Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Regina. She has studied many manuscript diaries in archival collections across Canada.
Lynne Quon-Mak is associate editor of The Annals of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Linda Radford is a Ph.D. student in education at the University of Ottawa working on questions of narrative and the political and psychological implications of reading practices.
Jacqueline Reid-Walsh teaches Women's Studies at McGill University and children's and youth literature at Bishop's University. She has just completed a co-authored book on children's popular culture.
Mavis Reimer is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Winnipeg, where she teaches children's literature and Victorian studies. She is the principal investigator on a collaborative, multi-year project that investigates the discourses of home in Canadian children's literature.
Laurie Ricou has coached girls' soccer since 1979.
Judith P. Robertson teaches cultural studies and English literature education at the University of Ottawa.
Paulette Rothbauer is a doctoral candidate in Library and Information Science in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario. She is interested in the practice of voluntary reading and how it intersects with the negotiation of identity and with the information behaviour of young people.
Judith Saltman is an Associate Professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia, where she teaches courses in children's and young adult literature and public library services for youth and where she is chair of the multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Children's Literature. Her publications include Modern Canadian Children's Books (Oxford University Press), The New Republic of Childhood (with Sheila Egoff, Oxford University Press), and the picture book Goldie and the Sea (Groundwood Books). She is the editor of The Riverside Anthology of Children's Literature (Houghton Mifflin). She and Gail Edwards are currently writing a monograph on Canadian children's illustrated books, which will be published by University of Toronto Press.
Dawn Sardella-Ayres holds a Master's degree in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently a graduate student of children's literature at Hollins University. She teaches English and Literature in Los Angeles and is presently at work on a book about author-heroines in children's literature.
Julia Šaric holds a Masters in English literature from Queen's University and is currently enrolled in the Doctoral program in curriculum studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. She is specializing in children's literature and cultural studies, and is currently doing her doctoral research on the changing figure of the witch in children's literature. She is also studying fantasy literature and theory in general, and is conducting archival research in early children's literature at the Osborne Collection in Toronto.
M. Sean Saunders is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of British Columbia. His doctoral research, which includes work on children's literature, is concerned with representations of transgendered subjectivity in twentieth-century medical and literary discourse.
Diana Shklanka teaches English at the Williams Lake Campus of the University College of the Cariboo.
Janey Southey collects old children's books and does not believe in fairies.
Tabatha Southey is a freelance writer who contributes frequently to the National Post. She is also the author of The Deep Cold River Story, published by Key Porter Books.
Margaret Springer is an author and writing teacher whose most recent book for young readers is Dr. Beastly's Lab (Nelson, 1998).
Mary-Ann Stouck is an associate professor of English and Humanities at Simon Fraser University who specializes in medieval studies.
Jean Stringam is an assistant professor in the children's literature division of the English department at Southwest Missouri State University. Her publications focus on nineteenth-century Canadian periodical short fiction.
Angela Stukator is an associate professor who teaches film at the University of Western Ontario and studies children's movies with the help of Dylan, Molly, and Aidan.
Ulrich Teucher received his Ph.D. in comparative literature in 2000 from the University of British Columbia, where he teaches English as a sessional instructor. He has written on cancer metaphors, the topic of his dissertation, and has published several literary reviews in Canadian Literature. A postdoctoral fellow, he studies life writing by adolescents.
Gillian Thomas is a professor of English at St. Mary's University, author of A Position to Command Respect: Women and the Eleventh Britannica (1992), and editor of Words in Common (1999).
Wendy Thompson is working on a Master's Degree in English at Simon Fraser University.
Some years ago, Barry Tranquada was an M.A. candidate in philosophy at McMaster University. He now tries to keep track of other people's money in Vancouver, BC.
Hilary Turner teaches English, including children's literature, at the University College of the Fraser Valley.
Jonathan F. Vance holds the Canada Research Chair in Conflict and Culture in the History department at the University of Western Ontario. His most recent book is High Flight: Aviation and the Canadian Imagination (Penguin, 2002).
Jo-Ann Wallace is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at the University of Alberta.
Michele White is a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow at Wellesley College. She has been an Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University, a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow and member at the Institute for Advanced Study, and a visiting faculty member at the University of California-Santa Cruz and Emerson College. She teaches Internet and media studies, contemporary visual culture, and gender theory.
Carol Anne Wien is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at York University and a published writer of fiction.
J.R. (Lynn) Wytenbroek teaches at the Dawson Creek campus of Northern Lights College.
Lorraine York teaches Canadian literature at McMaster University and has written on Timothy Findley, Margaret Atwood, and women's collaborative writing. Her most recent project deals with Canadian literary celebrity.
Miroslawa Ziaja-Buchholtz graduated from the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland (MA in English) and Brandeis University, USA (PhD in English and American Literature). She has conducted research in Canadian children's literature first in the International Youth Library in Germany and then in the Toronto Public Library.
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