Deb Stratas


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Deb Stratas

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Bio: Deb has had a lifelong passion for the British monarchy and is a proud royalist. As a young wife herself, she connected with Princess Diana watching her royal wedding over 30 years ago. She thrilled to watch Diana’s son Prince William’s wedding to Kate Middleton on the streets of London in 2011. She also attended a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in 2014.

Deb’s first novel: Diana, A Spencer in Love is an historically accurate yet fictional view of Princess Diana’s first extraordinary year in royal life. It tells the story from Diana’s point-of-view exploring what she was thinking and feeling during this incredible time in her life.

Watch for the next two books by the Princess Diana Storyteller: Diana, A Spencer in Turmoil and Diana, A Spencer Forever to continue Princess Diana’s journey!

Deb lives in a suburb of Toronto, Canada happily surrounded by her adult children, their spouses and first grand-daughter.

Craft: Writer

Genre: Historical fiction

Available for: Speeches, workshops, etc.

Diana, A Spencer in Love

Book cover - Diana, A Spencer in LoveDiana, A Spencer in Love is a historical fiction published by Indigo Sea Press. It was published in April 2017 and is currently available on amazon.com and amazon.ca.

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Bryan Davies


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Bryan Davies

Bio: Bryan’s wide-ranging personal interests are the foundation for his professional writing career. A series of successful academic text projects between 2004 and 2013 for US-based Gale Publishing and Lerner Media (books garnering three successive American Library Association ‘Science Text of the Year’ awards), provided the springboard for Bryan’s three ambitious Canadian works set for 2017 publication:

* ‘A Boy from Botwood: Pte. Arthur W Manuel, Royal Newfoundland Regiment, 1914-1919’, Dundurn Press (Toronto), January 17, 2017 publication (co-author Andrew Traficante) … a remarkable, long-hidden soldier’s memoir, a Gallipoli, Somme, and Passchendaele survivor. This story is the only detailed, first hand account of a WWI North American soldier’s time as a German POW (17 months, including Manuel’s capture, escape from a notorious ‘slave camp’, and recapture…)

* ‘Its Time to Keep our Word’ Dundurn Press (Toronto), July 1, 2017 publication … a provocative solution to Canada – First Nations and First Peoples’ treaty disputes, with Professor Michael Coyle (UWO Law, aboriginal rights expert), and Andrew Traficante

* ‘Paradigms’, a forthcoming (late 2017) work co-authored with John Allan, former Durham Region Police Service Homicide Unit head, including a remarkable account of the now-notorious 2014 Alan Smith ‘cold case’ murder prosecution

Bryan is also a founding partner of United Front Entertainment (Toronto), where he heads its IP rights acquisition & management. UFE is a multidimensional Canadian and international film distribution company and . Bryan divides his time between Whitby, where he resides with his family, and Sault Ste. Marie’s Tagona Creative.

Craft: Writer

Genre: Non-fiction, Crime, Military History, Aboriginal treaty rights

A Boy From Botwood: Pte. Arthur W Manuel, Royal Newfoundland Regiment, 1914-1919

Sherry Hinman


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Sherry Hinman

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Bio: Sherry Hinman is a full-time editor/writer/professor. She lives with her family, including a mischievous calico tabby cat, in Whitby, Ontario, Canada. She loves animals, chocolate, books, and coffee, though not necessarily in that order.
Sherry has been editing and writing since 2002. She is a Certified Professional Editor (CPE) through the Editors’ Association of Canada (Certified Copy Editor, Proofreader, Structural and Stylistic Editor), a designation that represents excellence—not just competence—in editing.
Sherry is also a professor at Durham College; she is acting program coordinator with 14 years of teaching experience in the Communicative Disorders Assistant program. She also has 10 years’ experience as a creative writing instructor at the Oshawa Senior Citizens’ Centre. She is a writer, and has had over 100 articles published in magazines and newspapers, internationally, as well as a few short stories published in anthologies.
A respected member of Durham Region’s writing community, Sherry is a past president of the Writers’ Community of Durham Region, founding chair of the Ontario Writers’ Conference, and a past member of the certification steering committee for the Editors’ Association of Canada.
Prior to her career in editing, Sherry worked for many years as a speech-language pathologist and professional practice leader. Her education provided her with the foundations to specialize as a health editor—a BA in Linguistics from McGill University; a BSc and MSc in speech-language pathology from l’Université de Montréal; and her editing certificate from George Brown College.

Craft: Writer, Editor

Dorothea Helms


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Dorothea Helms

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Bio: Dorothea Helms, a.k.a. The Writing Fairy®, is an award-winning, internationally published writer and popular writing instructor. She is the author of the successful book The Writing Fairy Guide to Calling Yourself a Writer, and she offers courses, workshops and keynote speeches that inspire adults to write and publish their work. She has been teaching creative writing for 22 years and is proud that many of her students have won writing contests, started freelance careers and become published authors.

This prolific Fairy is also owner of Write Stuff Writing Services, through which she provides professional writing and editing services to newspapers, magazines, businesses and individual clients. Over the years, she has served as contributing editor to dozens of publications, and has provided many writing colleagues with paying gigs. Her “Business of Writing” workshop has helped to launch many freelance careers, and her own freelance businesses continually bring in six-digit annual revenues.

She is known for her trade mark humour. Where Dorothea goes, fun follows!

Craft: Writer, Editor, Journalist, Commercial Writer, Short Fiction Writer, Poet, Christian/inspirational Writer

Awards: 2nd Place in Gene Perret’s “Words to Live By” one-liner contest. August 2014.
Ascent Aspirations Anthology of the Bizarre Anthology Contest, Second Place in the Flash Fiction category. $50 an one copy of the anthology. August 2014.

Whitchurch-Stouffville Grimm Fairy Tale Short Fiction Contest. First Place. $100 and 5 copies of anthology. October 2012.

Semi-finalist in the 2012 Robert Benchley Award for Humour. The only Canadian out of the 10 semi-finalists.

The 7th Annual Accenti Writing Contest – 3rd Place. Short Fiction, “Traditions.” $100 and publication in Winter 2013 Accenti magazine.

Semi-finalist in HumorPress.com’s April/May 2011 Humor Writing Contest – “Food Foibles”

2007 Suburban Newspapers of America Advertising and Promotions Contest, Metroland Media Group, Ltd. – Dorothea Helms was contributing editor for all four of these first-place wins: Best ROP Advertising Section for Giftcard – Holiday Gift Guide 2006; Best Employment Publication for Career Choices – Spring 2006 tied with Best Employment Publication for Today’s Healthcare Careers – Spring 2006; and Best Cover Design for Live It! – Spring 2006.
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LICHEN Arts & Letters Preview – shortlisted for “One Hundred and One Words” competition, Spring 2007.

The Haliburton Highlands Writers’ and Editors’ Network and The Agnes Jamieson Gallery 3rd Annual Writing Contest (2005) – tied for first place in non-fiction category with essay “Shelf Life”

Periodical Writers Association of Canada (now Professional Writers Association of Canada) – winner of the 2005 Barbara Novak Award For Excellence In Humour and/or Personal Essay Writing for “The Gift of Words,” which appeared in the January 7, 2003 Globe and Mail Facts & Arguments. Member 2002-2011

Dan Sullivan Memorial Poetry Contest (The Writers’ Circle of Durham Region) 3rd Place
Winner in Adult Category 2003 for the poem “Missing Heartbeats”

Nominated for a 2001 Rotman Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the “Innovative” category

Runner-up in “Favourite Freelance Writer” category in Write Magazine’s 2000 Reader Poll

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Ruth E. Walker


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Ruth E. Walker

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Bio: RUTH E. WALKER, author of the novel LIVING UNDERGROUND, is also a poet, playwright, editor, and creative writing workshop facilitator who has published in Canada, the US, and the UK. Her award-winning writing has appeared in literary publications, anthologies, and periodicals.

She is a partner in Writescape, delivering creative writing workshops and coordinating writing retreats for writers of all kinds. A popular workshop facilitator and conference presenter, Ruth has travelled Ontario from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Ottawa to work with writers at all levels. She has met with book clubs throughout Ontario as well as readers in Virginia and Michigan.

An editor with Writescape, Ruth especially enjoys supporting writers as they hone their manuscript to submission-ready status.

Ruth is an honours graduate of Trent University and recently retired as a professional writer and editor for the Ontario government. A past president and long-time member of The Writers’ Community of Durham Region, she is also: a member of The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC), Canadian Authors’ Association and the Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs; a founding editor and publisher of the literary journal “LICHEN Arts & Letters Preview”(1998-2007); a founder and former organizing committee member of the acclaimed Words in Whitby Reading Series; a former member of the Driftwood Theatre Group’s Board of Directors; and a long-serving volunteer on various non-profit arts initiatives. In 2007, Ruth was named one of four artists in residence at Durham Alternative Secondary School, through an Ontario Arts Council-funded pilot project.

A resident of Oshawa, Ontario, she continues to teach and to write.

Craft: Writer, Editor, Play/Screenwriter, Short Fiction Writer, Poet

Genre: Writes in a wide range of genres; most recently contemporary fiction and YA speculative fiction.

Living Underground, (Seraphim Editions, 2012)

Living UndergroundSheila Martin’s dismal childhood is irrevocably transformed when Sigmund Maier, the family’s enigmatic German tenant, introduces her to opera, music and much more. When he reappears in her ordered and successful adult life, Sigmund asks for her help with an immigration issue. Will she now discover the truth of why he vanished years ago?

Sheila soon discovers that “truth” has no clear definition and memories are nebulous as she is drawn into the turmoil and accusations surrounding his life before and during World War II. As she struggles with her own issues and family conflicts, she is forced to finally confront the secrets she has held for over 30 years.

Moving back and forth in time, this novel explores the ambiguity of human emotion – how our natures can embody both the ideals and delights of love alongside the most base and dispassionate sensibilities.

Living Underground Book Trailer from Empty Cup Media on Vimeo.

Awards: 2015 Ontario Arts Council $20,000 Works in Progress grant for “The Last Battlewipe”
2014 Muskoka Novel Marathon, YA novel award for “The Last Battlewipe”
2013 Canadian Authors’ Association, top ten “Living Underground” for fiction prize
2011 Longlist, Montreal International Poetry Prize for “Gilt”
2011 Great Canadian Haiku Contest, Home County Folk Festival, London, ON “Haiku for Canada”
2011 Writer’s Digest, 5th place in Poetic Asides 10-line poem contest Spring Thaw 2011″
2011 WCDR Scholarship, The Writers’ Community of Durham Region writers’ grant
2010 Ontario Arts Council $1,500 Writers’ Reserve Grant
2010 Honourable Mention, Geist magazine’s Literal Literary Postcard Story competition
2008 Banff Centre/Bliss Carman Poetry award third place
2007 two entries tied for second place in The Writers’ Circle of Durham Region Short Story Contest
1996 Canadian Living magazine short story contest for “Traditions”

Memberships: The Writers’ Community of Durham Region (1996 to present)
The Writers’ Union of Canada (2012 to present)
Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs (2012 to present)
Canadian Authors’ Association (2012 to present)

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Bio: A young writer in his early 20’s trying to establish his voice in the world as a fiction writer. Projects and written works represent conceptual views and interpretations of spiritual values, interconnected systems, and the ideals of “moving the human race forward”. In these works, characters, places, events, timelines, perspective are representations of the many variances of life that both motivate and hinder us as a collective. In these attempts, it is my goal to compound all my knowledge, experience, and wisdom (yet never finished accumulating) into one concentric field of perspective on how we live our lives, and how we could live our lives.

Craft: Writer, Memoirist, Short Fiction Writer, Poet, Christian/inspirational Writer, Publisher

Genre: Dark Fantasy, Science Fiction

Dave Frolick


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Bio: Dave is a country music songwriter and the Creative Director of Frozen North Music (SOCAN) a Canadian Music Publisher. Website: www.frozennorthmusic.net

In November of 2015 Dave put his songwriting on hold to work on two murder/mystery novels, ‘The Cabin’ and ‘Music City Murders’. The synopsis of these novels can be found on the WDF Publishing website www.wdfpublishing.com

Craft: Writer, Song Writer

Genre: Murder/Mystery

Published works by Graham Ducker

 


               Published works by Graham Ducker

Don’t Wake the Teacher – Memoirs of Kindergarten 2004

Book of Poetry – Where Warm Hearts Blend     2014

 I represented the City of Oshawa in the Poetry Month Challenge between Oshawa and the city of Regina, Saskatchewan.                    2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

 Grandfather, Father, and Me – Painting the Crossroad  2013

  Grandmother, Mother and Me Grannie’s Sky     2012

 Frightmares published by Dark Moon Books         2011

 Anthology: When the Full Moon Comes by HBP       2012

Santiago Beach

One Brilliant Day

Cuba Charisma

Hill Threads

 Canadian Stories – Painting the Crossroad         2012

 Two Primary School picture books published          2011.

 The Elephant That Wanted to Join the Circus

 Why Pigs Have Curly Tails.

 Canadian Stories, Spider Island                   2011

 Ascent Aspirations – Pondering the Frog             2010    

 Canadian Stories – The Prince Charming Association   2010

.Canadian Stories – The Sweet Smell of Success         2010

 WCDR Word Weaver challenge – Wilderness Eventide     2010

 Canadian Stories – Canadian Hospitality               2010

 Canadian Stories – Pocketing Pieces of the Day     2010

The Messenger – His Treasure                       2010

The Brookin Town Crier – Colourful Thoughts       2009

CAA’s Anthology – Count Robert Bluette             2009

Canadian Stories – Wilderness Eventide             2009

 Second Place in the Algonquin Adventures Poets     2009 Competition – Ode to the Water Strider.

 Third place – Full Circle – Mariposa Writers’ Group Lake Country Literary Lapses Short Story Competition    2009

Winter Short Story Radio Competition.               2009

Honourable mention for Medicinal Mud. “Although it just missed out on being in the final five entries, the judges singled it out for specific praise and felt the writing was of a very high standard.”

Grandmother’s Necklace – Grannie’s Sky –           2009

 Canadian Stories, – The Friend I Never Met          2009

 Canadian Voices – A Culinary Connection          2009

 Honourable mentions in the 77th Annual Writer’s     2008

Digest Writing Competition:

Inspirational Category – Life in a Leaf

Poetry Category – Wilderness Camping

First prize in the Lake Country Literary Lapses Festival Mariposa Writers’ Group for Life in a Leaf.          2008

 Wisdom of Old Souls – A Culinary Connection         2008

 Canadian Stories – Chez Pierre                   2008,

 Oshawa This Week – Frozen Tag                       2008

 Aspirations Anthology – Painting the Crossroads    2008

 Writer’s Digest Writing Competition                 2007

Honourable mention for the Non-rhyming Poem “Wilderness Camping”.

 The www.worldsgreatestnovel.com                     2007

The Shiny Pop Can.                                    

 A semi-finalist in the WriteMovies.com               2007

International Writing Competition #11, for

MUDDY MEMORIES.

 Canadian Stories April – Grannie’s Sky               2007

Liaisons II                                         2007

D. Lawrence Commemorative Anthology

Spider Island Sanctuary

Granny’s Sky

 Medicinal Mud

 Borderless Sky – Hidden Brook Press                   2007

The Pop Can and poems An Ethereal Visit and Reality.

 Cielo Sin Fronteras, Editor: Manuel Valazquez       2007

C.C.L.A., The Pop Can

Canada Cuba Literary Alliance Volunteer Anthology     2006 Poem: Deja Vu Voyage

 The Science Creative Quarterly                       2006 What If…. 

 CAA Toronto Fiction Anthology by Wingate Press       2006

Stumbling through Darkness & Lakeside Departure

 Graham Ducker was one of this years semi-finalist     2006

in the WriteMovies Competition.

Haliburton Highlands Writers’ and Editors’ Network     2006

Writing Liaisons Anthology                                                                                                          

The Great Kindergarten Autopsy

What If…

 Lichen Arts and Letters                               2006

Lichen Literary Journal: Writing Between the Lines

Fiction Winner: Long Ago and Far Away        

 ELAN – A Regina Weese Collection                     2005

Wingate Press                                                                                                                                                   

The Day Dad Shot My Fish

 Canadian Stories – Abandoned                        2005                                                                                                                                      

 Canadian Stories, Spider Island                     2005

 Canadian Poetry Association Anthology               2005

The Day Dad Shot My Fish

 Tales from the Manchester Arms                     2005

Canadian Authors Association Anthology – Toronto

Old Bart’s Legacy

It’s Hard to Understand Cats

What if….?

Volume 3 of The Ambassador – CCLA publication     2005

A Mother’s Silent Wish

 The Messenger of the Sacred Heart was published – 2005

Colourful Thoughts

Honourable mention for the story ‘Ship’ Building in the 74th Writers Digest Writing Competition.           2005

Ontario Poetry Society Anthology                   2005 Poems: Timeless Anticipation, and Ripples in Time

 The Swallowtail Butterfly in the Ambassador of     2005

the Canada Cuba Literary Alliance.

 As I Was Saying – Northview Seniors Anthology       2004

Medicinal Mud

 2004: Graham Ducker new book, Don’t Wake The Teacher, is the true memoir and account of events at the Morson School over a period of ten years. Secluded against the edge of the forest, the two-room Morson Public School was set-aside specifically for Kindergarten and Grade One, and the school drew its students from the small surrounding communities and two First Nations Reserves. It has been translated into Spanish and is an integral part of the University of Holguin Teachers’ College curriculum.

 Canadian Poetry Association’s Anthology – ‘Legislative Lethargy’                                         2004

 2004 Graham Ducker has written several True stories from real people on TooWrite.com.

The Experiment  

The Key Rack

The Alley Cat

The Day Dad Shot My Fish

 Spider Island Regina Weese On line Magazine

First Love – June 2004

Abandoned – July 2004

The Gift – August 2004

Spider Island – October 2004

 Postcard story, Mitten Memories, published in The Canadian Messenger’s December 2003 issue.

2003 Out of 18,000 entries, Graham Ducker’s story ‘Ship Building’ was an honourable mention in the 72nd Annual Writers Digest Writing Competition.

 2003 The WCDR’s Graham Ducker just had a full-page dissertation entitled “You Reap What You Sow, Ministry of Education” published in the fall edition of the Renaissance Magazine. The magazine is published by The Retired teachers of Ontario

 Graham Ducker had an article, Painting the Crossroad, read on CBC Fresh Air.                                   2003

 POETRY – partial listing

 When the Full Moon Comes:                           2011

Published by Hidden Brook Press.

Canada Cuba Literary Alliance Anthology             2011

Without you

There Was a Time

Castle Tower at Night

The Phantom

Stitches

But No…

Pondering the Frog

A Love Poem

Here This Hand

A Mother’s Wish

Cuba Charisma

Christmas Memories

 Saving Bannister                                  2010        

Canadian Authors Association Anthology – Niagara

Judges Selection: Pondering the Frog

 Tavern of Lost Souls Anthology:                   2008

Advice to a Woman

Time Saver

 

Canada Cuba Literary Alliance Anthology

Shores of Time                                     2008

The Crisp Note

Sanctuary

 Baby Boomer Birthright, Spring                     2008,

Poet Works Press.

Timeless Anticipation”

 Ola Cuba, Summer                                    2008,

edited by Stella Ducker for the C.C.L.A.

Hidden Brook Press.

“Cuba Charisma”,

 Poems for Big Kids –                                 2008

A Neil McAlister Anthology

An Ethereal Visit (illustrated)

 Borderless Skies – Canada Cuba Literary Alliance     2007

Cuban and Canadian Writers Anthology      

By Hidden Brook Press

Reality

 Poem Wilderness Camping has been chosen to appear in The Poetry Canada Magazine in the September 2007 issue.

 Butterfly Thunder – Anthology of Canadian Verse

Ontario Poetry Society                               2007

A Mother’s Silent Wish

A Love Poem

A Canadian Anthology of Verse                         2006

Enchanted Crossroads

Ethereal Visit

 2006 Graham Ducker’s poems, “THE ESSENCE OF CHRISTMAS” and “NEEDLESS DESTRUCTION”, have been selected in the new International Online Poetry Competition to be published to the website at http://www.voicesnet.com/.

 2006 Graham Ducker had poem – What Would Happen? published in The Future Looks Bright Book 1 published by the Canadian Federation of Poets.

 Canadian Federation of Poets                         2006

Book 1: The Future Looks Bright

What Would Happen?

 The Ambassador     Vol. 6                          2006

By Canada Cuba Literary Alliance

The Evening Sentinel

 Enchanted Crossroads – Anthology of Canadian Verse

Ontario Poetry Society                               2006

An Ethereal Visit

Castle at Night

 The Ontario Poetry Society                         2006

Taste of the Rainbow

Poems:

Ethereal Visit

Castle at Night

 Canada Cuba Literary Alliance Anthology

The Ambassador Vol.3                         2005

A Mother’s Silent Wish

 Amnesty International Group 9                       2005

Poetry Compilation Dedicated to Ko Aye Aung

– for his release from a Burmese Jail.

Poem: Ripples in Time

Unlocking the Muse                                 2005

Anthology of Canadian Verse – Ontario Poetry Society

Timeless Anticipation

Ripples in Time

 The Ambassador – Canada Cuba Literary Alliance – #3 2005

By Hidden Brook Press    

A Mother’s Silent Wish

Canada Cuba Literary Alliance                        2004

Ambassador Winter

Poem: The Swallowtail Butterfly

The Canadian Messenger’s December                                                                                     2003

Mitten Memories  

Rocks and Rhythm –                                   2003

Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Verse

You Came Into My Shop

Handprints on the Future                             2003

Hidden Brook Press   Canadian Poetry Anthology

Legislative Lethargy

 Signatures, the Writers’ Circle of Durham Region.     2002

Edited by Ruth Walker, for

“The Nest”,

 Many short stories and poems were published in the Oshawa-Durham Life Magazine. Publishing Record between March 2001 – Aug. 2002

 A Time of Trial by Hidden Brook Press                 2001

International Anthology of Poetry

Haikus

September 11

Anguish

WEFLA

 CCLA trips and events

2008 WCDR member J. Graham Ducker has returned from a week in Holguin, Cuba where, in conjunction with the University of Holguin, he was invited to the Sixth International Conference In Foreign Languages, Communication and Culture or WEFLA – wefla.org – His keynote address was entitled Using The External Environment For Language Development, from his book Don’t Wake The Teacher! He also attended the 2010 Conference.

 This biennial conference provides the ideal setting for a fruitful exchange of ideas and experiences among language teachers and other professionals from all parts of Cuba and from overseas countries such as Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England, France, Jordan, Kuwait, Mexico, Perú, Puerto Rico, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, USA, among others.

 2008 03 27 – Paeans! Kudos!

As members and Ambassadors for the Canada Cuba Literary Alliance, CCLA, WCDR members Graham and Stella Ducker have recently returned from a two-week trip to Cuba where they read poetry at the International Book Fair; the Havana Library; the National Centre for Arts and Literacy, UNEAC; and hotel presentations, as well as workshops. They, along with the CCLA group, were invited to attend the opening of the International Cultural Symposium at the University of Havana.

 While there Graham was invited to attend the WEFLA Conference in Holguin in April, and present the seminar Using The External Environment, from his book Don’t Wake The Teacher! He is looking forward to the experience.

 2007 01 22 – Graham and Stella Ducker

WCDR members Graham and Stella Ducker, who are also members of the Canada Cuba Literary Association, have been invited to join the delegation to Cuba. They will be leaving Jan. 29 for two weeks of poetry workshops and readings at the University of Havana; meetings with the Ambassador and Cultural Attache; and perhaps do some readings to Her Excellency Mrs. Bugaisliskis. Mrs. Ducker will also be working with her web design counterpart.

 Stella is a member of the Canadian Federation of Poets and is the Durham Region Federation Chair, an active member and supporter of the arts. Stella is the Editor & Co-Founder of the Stellar Showcase Journal for Poets & Writers with worldwide submissions and also broadcast on the internet not only to promote musicians but also, as of this year, a poetry show on International Fame Radio www.internationalfameradio.com

www.stellarshowcasejournal.com

 2007 01 08 – Stella Ducker

Stella Ducker, is the proud recipient of the January 2007 featured poet of the Canadian Federation of Poets. www.federationofpoets.com/featurestellad.htm

 Rainy River book launch

 Welcome to Mooseport writeup  

 Durham Folklore Society events        

 Educational write ups and renaissance

 

 

 

Kylie Burns


Kylie Burns
Kylie Burns

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Bio: Kylie Burns is a writer and teacher living in beautiful Uxbridge, Ontario. She has published 15 Children’s Non-ficton titles with Crabtree Publishing since 2006.

Craft: Writer

Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction

A variety of titles for Crabtree Publishing

  • A variety of titles for Crabtree PublishingExtreme Wakeboarding (co-written with Bobbie Kalman)
  • Wetland Food Chains (co-written with Bobbie Kalman)
  • Endangered Bears (co-written with Bobbie Kalman)
  • Live It! Perseverance
  • Biathlon, Cross Country, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined – Olympic Sports Series
  • Alpine and Freestyle Skiing- Olympic Sports Series
  • Roman Numerals and Ordinals (My Path to Math)
  • What’s Going On? Collecting and Recording Your Data
  • What’s the Problem? How to Start Your Scientific Investigation
  • Superstars Series: Selena Gomez
  • Superstars! Series : Sidney Crosby
  • Superstars! Carrie Underwood
  • Sparta! Chrome Series
  • Cultural Traditions in Kenya
  • William Kamkwamba – Powering His Village

Memberships: Kylie is a member of the WCDR, CANSCAIP, The Canadian Children’s Book Centre, Taleblazers Writing Critique Group, and The Ontario College of Teachers.