James Ronson talks about his career as a writer, teacher and world traveller. His novel, Power and Possessions (Hidden Brook Press 2015) is crime fiction. In this novel, the high stakes of “The Computer Gaming World” overlap with the “Fine Art World” in Toronto. At the centre of the story is a romantic triangle turned deadly
Gwyneth Hoyle after taking a degree in Maths and Science worked in Chalk River as a Human Computer, like the women recently celebrated in the movie Hidden Figures. For many years Gwyneth was the librarian at Peter Robinson College, Trent University. She always had an interest in the Arctic and canoeing and has written extensively about these. Now retired, she continues to research and write about northern subjects. In addition to articles on canoeing and the historic fur trade, she has written three books, Canoeing North into the Unknown, Flowers in the Snow, and The Northern Horizons of Guy Blanchet.
Carol Finlay is the founder and director of Book Clubs for Inmates. She was among 26 people announced as new members of the Order of Ontario on Dec. 15th 2016. Carol is an ordained Anglican priest, a retired English teacher and her organization now has about 80 volunteers running reading groups in 28 prisons in all parts of the country.