Dana is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Ryerson’s School of Journalism. She is currently working on a STEM-based series for middle graders.
Dave Butler is an author, photographer, forester and biologist from Cranbrook, BC. He’s the author of the award-winning Jenny Willson mystery series. Dave is also a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient, and a rabid fly-fisher and traveler.
Oonagh Duncan is a multi award winning Fitness Expert, author and speaker on health – specializing on busy women in their 40s.
Matteo L. Cerilli
Author of The Rogue’d Trilogy. Doodler of Lame Street Kids. Certified Disaster Boy.
AJ Celis was born in the Philippines and raised in the frozen land of Minnesota. Growing up, he turned his love for reading into writing. He spent years honing his craft and eventually found his passion writing books for children and young adults. Other than reading and writing, he enjoys photography, binge-watching TV, and eating food. He currently resides in Alabama.
Cole Imperi is a dual-certified thanatologist and one of America’s leading experts on death, dying and grief. As a writer and podcast host, she is enthusiastically changing the way we approach death and dying in the United States, and teaches how to live a brighter life by embracing the light of loss.
Nathaniel G. Moore
Nathaniel G. Moore is the author of three novels including Savage (Anvil Press, 2013) which won the 2014 ReLit Award for Best Novel. He currently lives in New Brunswick.
Pat Giles is a cartoonist with a long career in animation, on seven hit shows including MTV’s Daria and Disney’s Stanley, several award winning-web series and hundreds of commercials for major marketers like General Mills and Hasbro. Giles is currently working on an animated stage show, The Bizarre World of Frank Zappa. His new graphic novel “Greetings From Robot C.A.M.P.” is like Westworld for middle graders.
Ali Hunt lives on Long Island with her husband, three kids and three dogs. She loves spending time with her family, at the beach, the playground, or just about anywhere. In her spare time, which is rare, she enjoys reading and shopping—especially in book stores. Some of her favorite things include: Bernese Mountain Dogs, musicals, bubble baths and soft blankets. She’s an incurable insomniac and has an addiction to chocolate.