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  • Shane Peacock
    Shane Peacock

    Shane Peacock is a novelist, playwright, journalist, and television screenwriter for audiences of all ages. His bestselling series for Young Adults, The Boy Sherlock Holmes, has been published in twelve languages and has found its way onto more than sixty shortlists. It won the prestigious Vioet Downey Award, two Arthur Ellis Awards for crime fiction,… Read More »

  • Christopher Hoyt
    Christopher Hoyt

    Christopher Hoyt is an illustrator living and working in the Maritimes, where he finds himself ever fascinated with local folklore and history. His work can be found in museums across the country, as well as in dozens of book titles. He also illustrated the popular outdoor-themed book A is for Adventure…. Read More »

  • Tom Ryan
    Tom Ryan

    Tom Ryan was born and raised in Inverness, Cape Breton. After high school, he studied English at Mount Allison University and then moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he studied film production. He currently lives in Halifax with his husband and their dog, Wheeler. For more information, visit tomryanauthor.com.

  • Loretta Gould
    Loretta Gould

    Loretta Gould is a Mi’kmaw quilter and painter who loves bright, beautiful colours. A self-taught artist, she grew up in Waycobah First Nation where she later raised five children of her own. She began making a living through her art quilts but, when her sewing machine broke in 2013, she decided to try her hand… Read More »

  • Murray Bain
    Murray Bain

    Murray Bain has been a television animation artist for twenty years. He has worked on such projects as Little Bear, Freaky Stories, and Mission Hill, and on animated music videos for “Weird” All Yankovic, Nelly Furtado, and David Myles. He is co-founder and vice president of Copernicus Studios in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he lives… Read More »

  • David Myles
    David Myles

    David Myles was raised in Fredericton, New Brunswick. When Santa didn’t bring him a banjo, he picked up the trumpet instead. With a political science degree, David was on his way to law school when he was snatched from the jaws of a conventional career by the lure of music. Eleven records, numerous awards, and… Read More »

  • Philip Croucher
    Philip Croucher

    Philip Croucher is the managing editor of Halifax Metro and the author of the bestselling book Road to the NHL…. Read More »

  • Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame
    Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

    The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit organization that honours, promotes, and preserves Nova Scotia’s rich sport history. If offers a free-admission museum, a free province-wide education program, and a collection of over 7,500 artifacts accessible to the public online. The Hall of Fame was incorporated in 1983 and has continues to… Read More »

  • Vernon Theriault
    Vernon Theriault

    Vernon Theriault was a miner at the Westray mine in Plymouth, Nova Scotia, when disaster struck, killing twenty-six co-workers. In the aftermath of the 1992 disaster, he struggled with PTSD and illiteracy while lobbying for a worker-safety law in Ottawa. Theriault told his story to Marjorie Coady; they both live in New Glasgow…. Read More »