Saskatchewan based author of several books, including The Town That Floated Away and The Two-Headed Calf.
Cynthia Flood is a Vancouver writer. In 1990, she won the Journey Prize and in 1994, the Western Magazine Award for fiction.
Author of many short story collections, including Across the Bridge, From the Fifteenth District: A Novella and Eight Stories, and My Heart Is Broken. Mavis Gallant was born in Montreal and now lives in Paris.
Author of The Butterfly Ward, A Trip to The Casbah, and The Fear Room and Other Stories.
Winnipeg based author of short stories and young adult novels. Holeman's works include Flying to Yellow, Devil's Darning Needle, Raspberry House Blues, and Saying Good-bye.
Alistair MacLeod was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, raised in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and is currently a professor of English at the University of Windsor. His works include the short story collections, The Lost Salt Gift of Blood and As Birds Bring Forth the Sun, and the novel, No Great Mischief.
I don't understand where the excitement is supposed to come in a novel, and I do in a story. -- Alice Munro

Author of several collections of short stories, as well as a novel. Alice Munro lives in southwestern Ontario and has won numerous awards, including the Governor-General's Award several times and the Giller Prize. Her works include Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You, Open Secrets, and Who Do You Think You Are?.

Professor of English at the University of Winnipeg known for her contributions to the emerging field of South Asian Canadian Literature.