List of Canadian writers

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This is a list of Canadian literary figures, including poets, novelists, children's writers, essayists, and scholars.

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Irving Abella b. 1940 historian None is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe 1933-1948
Hugh Abercrombie 1890–1965 playwright Auld Lang Syne
Mark Abley b. 1955 poet, journalist Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages
Carolyn Abraham b. 1968 journalist, non-fiction Possessing Genius: The Bizarre Odyssey of Eistein's Brain, The Juggler's Children: A Journey Into Family, Legend and the Genes that Bind Us
Marianne Ackerman b. 1952 playwright, novelist, journalist
Janice Acoose b. 1954 journalist Iskwewak Kah Yaw Ni Wahkomakanak
Milton Acorn 1923–1986 poet The Island Means Minago
Ken Adachi 1929–1989 historian, critic The Enemy That Never Was
Evan Adams b. 1966 dramatist Dreams of Sheep, Snapshots, Dirty Dog River
Ian Adams b. 1937 novelist, non-fiction Agent of Influence
Gil Adamson novelist, short stories, poetry The Outlander
Caroline Adderson b. 1963 novelist, short stories Bad Imaginings, Sitting Practice
Marie-Célie Agnant b. 1953 poet, novelist Le Silence comme le sang
Freda Ahenakew b. 1932 linguist, children's literature
Kelley Aitken short stories Love in a Warm Climate
Will Aitken novelist, journalist Terre Haute, Realia
Donald Akenson b. 1941 novelist, historian
Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm poet My Heart is a Stray Bullet
Linda Aksomitis b. 1954 children's literature Adeline's Dream
Kamal Al-Solaylee journalist Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes
Donald Alarie b.1945 poet Jérôme et les mots
Scott Albert b. 1975 novelist, screenwriter
Robert Arthur Alexie novelist Porcupines and China Dolls, The Pale Indian
André Alexis b. 1957 novelist, journalist, short stories Childhood, Asylum, Pastoral
Edna Alford poet
Sandra Alland poet, journalist
Donna Allard poet
Charlotte Vale Allen
(also known as Katherine Marlowe)
b. 1941 romantic novels, expert on child abuse
Grant Allen 1848–1899 science writer, novelist The Woman Who Did
Harper Allen romantic fiction
Lillian Allen b. 1951 poet Rhythm an' Hardtimes
Ralph Allen 1913–1966 novelist, journalist Peace River Country
Tom Allen creative non-fiction Rolling Home
Paul Almond b. 1931 novelist, screenwriter
Anne-Marie Alonzo 1951–2005 poet Bleus de mine
George Amabile b. 1936 poet
Anahareo 1906–1986 autobiographer Devil in Deerskins: My Life With Grey Owl
Marguerite Andersen b. 1924 poet Courts métrages et instantanés
Debra Anderson novelist, playwright Code White
Doris Anderson 1921–2007 journalist The Unfinished Revolution, Rebel Daughter
Patrick Anderson b. 1915 poet
Rod Anderson b. 1935 poet, accounting texts
Gordon Stewart Anderson 1958–1991 novelist The Toronto You Are Leaving
Gail Anderson-Dargatz b. 1963 novelist The Cure for Death by Lightning
Michael Andre poet
François-Réal Angers 1812–1860 legal texts Décisions des tribunaux du Bas-Canada
Trey Anthony playwright Da Kink in My Hair
Salvatore Antonio playwright In Gabriel's Kitchen
Lisa Appignanesi b. 1946 novelist, biographer Losing the Dead: A Family Memoir
Emmanuel Aquin b. 1968 novelist
Hubert Aquin 1929–1977 novelist Prochain épisode
Gilles Archambault b. 1933 novelist L'obsédante obèse et autres aggressions
Nelly Arcan 1973–2009 novelist Putain
Bert Archer b. 1968 journalist, essayist The End of Gay
Jeannette Armstrong b. 1948 novelist, poet Slash
Kelley Armstrong b. 1968 horror fiction Women of the Otherworld
David Arnason b. 1940 poet, novelist, historian The Imagined City: A Literary History of Winnipeg
Joanne Arnott b. 1960 poet, children's literature Wiles of Girlhood
Margaret Atwood b. 1939 novelist, poet, critic The Handmaid's Tale, Alias Grace, Surfacing
Phillipe-Ignace François Aubert du Gaspé 1814–1841 novelist L'influence d'un livre
Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé 1786–1871 novelist, memoirist
Jean-Paul Audet 1918–1993 theologian
Margaret Avison 1918–2007 poet The Winter Sun, Concrete and Wild Carrot
Edem Awumey b. 1975 novelist Port-Mélo, Les Pieds sales
Malcolm Azania science fiction The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad
Caroline Azar playwright The Surreal Detective

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Todd Babiak novelist The Garneau Block
Ken Babstock poet Mean, Airstream Land Yacht
Elizabeth Bachinsky b. 1976 poet
Martha Baillie novelist The Incident Report
R. Scott Bakker b. 1967 fantasy Prince of Nothing
Shauna Singh Baldwin b. 1962 novelist What the Body Remembers, The Tiger Claw
Winifred Bambrick 1892–1969 novelist Continental Revue
Himani Bannerji b. 1942 poet, academic Dark Side of the Nation: Essays on Multiculturalism, Nationalism and Racism
Gary Bannerman b. 1947 non-fiction Squandering Billions
Nick Bantock b. 1949 novelist Griffin and Sabine
Bruce Barber art critic Voices of Fire: Art Rage, Power, and the State
Joan Barfoot b. 1946 novelist Dancing in the Dark, Luck
Robert Barr 1849–1912 novelist, humorist The Measure of the Rule, The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont
Gary Barwin b. 1964 novelist, children's literature Seeing Stars
Earl W. Bascom 1906-1995 cowboy historian The History of Rodeo Bareback Bronc Riding
Rodrigo Bascunan b. 1976 non-fiction Enter The Babylon System
Michel Basilières b. 1960 novelist Black Bird
Bill Bauer poet The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Nancy Bauer b. 1934 arts journalist Flora, Write This Down
Kevin Bazzana music historian Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould
Yves Beauchemin b. 1941 novelist Juliette Pomerleau, Le Matou
Doug Beardsley b. 1941 poet Dancing Star
D. Y. Béchard novelist Vandal Love
Peter Behrens novelist, short-story writer The Law of Dreams
Henry Beissel b. 1929 poet, translator Under Coyote's Eye
Ken Belford b. 1946 poet Pathways into the Mountains
William E. Bell b. 1945 children's literature Forbidden City
Winthrop Pickard Bell 1884–1965 historian The "Foreign Protestants" and the Settlement of Nova Scotia
John Bemrose journalist, novelist The Island Walkers
Djemila Benhabib b. 1972 non-fiction Ma vie à contre-Coran: une femme témoigne sur les islamistes
Nigel Bennett b. 1949 fantasy Keeper of the King, His Father's Son
David Bergen b. 1957 novelist The Time in Between, A Year of Lesser
David Berman b. 1962 non-fiction Do Good Design
Pierre Berton 1920–2004 historian, journalist, memoirist The National Dream, The Last Spike
Dennison Berwick b. 1956 adventure travel writer Savages, the Life & Killing of the Yanomami, A Walk Along The Ganges
Gérard Bessette 1920–2005 novelist Le libraire, Le Cycle
H. S. Bhabra 1955–2000 novelist The Adversary, Bad Money
Navtej Bharati poet, publisher Third Eye Press Leela
Dave Bidini non-fiction, songwriter Around the World in 57½ Gigs, Tropic of Hockey
Anthony Bidulka mysteries Flight of Aquavit, Sundowner Ubuntu
Will R. Bird 1891–1984 novelist, non-fiction Here Stays Good Yorkshire, Judgment Glen
Sandra Birdsell b. 1942 novelist, short story writer The Rüsslander, The Two-Headed Calf
Earle Birney 1904–1995 poet, novelist, short stories, drama David and Other Poems, Turvey
Carol Bishop-Gwyn biographer, arts journalist The Pursuit of Perfection: A Life of Celia Franca
Bill Bissett b. 1939 experimental poet nobody owns th earth
Lise Bissonnette b. 1945 novelist, journalist Marie suivait l'été, Choses crus
Neil Bissoondath b. 1955 novelist A Casual Brutality, Selling Illusions
George G. Blackburn 1917–2006 Creative non-fiction The Guns of Normandy
Marie-Claire Blais b. 1939 novelist Une Saison dans la vie d'Emmanuel
Clark Blaise b. 1940 novelist, short stories Lunar Attractions, Montreal Stories
Lance Blomgren b. 1970 short stories, essays Walkups, Corner Pieces
Giles Blunt b. 1952 mystery Forty Words for Sorrow, Blackfly Season
Dennis Bock b. 1964 novelist The Ash Garden
Fred Bodsworth b. 1918 journalist, naturalist The Last of the Curlews
Christian Bök b. 1966 poet Eunoia
Stephanie Bolster poet White Stone: The Alice Poems
Carol Bolt 1941-2000 playwright Buffalo Jump, One Night Stand, Red Emma, Queen of the Anarchists
Kenneth Bonert novelist The Lion Seeker
Roo Borson b. 1952 poet Short Journey Upriver Toward Oishida
Hédi Bouraoui b. 1932 poet, novelist Vésuviade, La Femme d'entre les lignes
Pan Bouyoucas b. 1946 novelist, playwright, poet The Man Who Wanted to Drink Up the Sea
Gail Bowen b. 1942 novelist, playwright
George Bowering b. 1935 novelist, poet The Gangs of Kosmos, Burning Water
Marilyn Bowering b. 1949 poet, novelist Visible Worlds, Autobiography
Randy Boyagoda b. 1976 novelist, non-fiction Governor of the Northern Province
David Boyd children's literature Bottom Drawer
George Boyd dramatist Consecrated Ground
Joseph Boyden b. 1966 novelist Three Day Road, Through Black Spruce, The Orenda
Harry J. Boyle 1915–2005 humorist Homebrew and Patches, Luck of the Irish
Karleen Bradford b. 1936 children's literature There Will Be Wolves
Max Braithwaite 1911–1995 novelist, non-fiction The Night We Stole the Mountie's Car
Shannon Bramer b. 1973 poet The Refrigerator Memory
Dionne Brand b. 1953 poet, novelist What We All Long For, Land to Light On
Di Brandt b. 1952 poet, literary critic Jerusalem, beloved, Now You Care
Jacques Brault b. 1933 poet, translator Quand nous serons heureux, Il n'y a plus de chemin
Brian Brett b. 1950 novelist, memoirist Uproar's Your Only Music, The Fungus Garden
Krista Bridge novelist, short story writer The Virgin Spy, The Eliot Girls
Robert Bringhurst b. 1946 poet, author, and typographer The Beauty of the Weapons: Selected Poems 1972–82, Ursa Major
David Bromige b. 1944 poet My Poetry
Barry Broadfoot 1926–2003 historian Six War Years, The Immigrant Years
Frances Brooke 1724–1789 novelist, essayist The History of Emily Montague
Bertram Brooker 1888–1955 poet, advertising Subconscious Selling
Nicole Brossard b. 1943 poet Double impression, Méchanique jongleuse
Sigmund Brouwer b. 1959 children's literature Watch Out for Joel!
Julie Bruck poet The Woman Downstairs, Monkey Ranch
Nick Brune b. 1952 historian Defining Canada: History, Identity, and Culture
Carol Bruneau b. 1956 novelist Purple for Sky
Cathy Marie Buchanan b. 1963 novelist The Day the Falls Stood Still, The Painted Girls
Ernest Buckler 1908–1984 novelist The Mountain and the Valley
Robert Budde b. 1966 poet, novelist Finding Fort George
Margaret Buffie children's literature Who Is Frances Rain?, The Dark Garden, The Watcher
Kayt Burgess novelist Heidegger Stairwell
Tony Burgess novelist, screenwriter Pontypool Changes Everything
Bonnie Burnard b. 1945 novelist A Good House
Murdoch Burnett b. 1953 poet Centre of the World: A Plains Journey, We Are Not Romans
Mick Burrs poet Variations on the Birth of Jacob
Catherine Bush b. 1961 novelist Minus Time, The Rules of Engagement
Sharon Butala b. 1940 novelist The Perfection of the Morning

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Stephen Cain b. 1970 poet American Standard/ Canada Dry
Frank Oliver Call 1878-1956 poet, travel writing Acanthus and Wild Grape, Sonnets for Youth
Barry Callaghan b. 1937 novelist and journalist Barrelhouse Kings
Morley Callaghan 1903–1990 novelist, short stories A Fine and Private Place
Anne Cameron b. 1938 novelist, poet, short story writer Daughters of Copper Woman
Elspeth Cameron b. 1943 biographer No Previous Experience
George Frederick Cameron 1854–1885 poet, lawyer, and journalist, operetta Leo, the Royal Cadet
Silver Donald Cameron b. 1937
Natalee Caple b. 1970 novelist The Plight of Happy People in an Ordinary World
Pat Capponi b. 1949 memoirist Upstairs in the Crazy House
Opal Carew b. 1956 novelist His To Possess
Bliss Carman 1861–1929 poet Low Tide on Grand Pré
David Carpenter b. 1941 novelist, poet, essayist A Hunter's Confession
Emily Carr 1871-1945 novelist, short stories Klee Wyck, The Book of Small, Hundreds and Thousands
Roch Carrier b. 1937 novelist, short stories La Guerre, Yes Sir!, Le chandail
Anne Carson b. 1950 poet Autobiography of Red
Allan Casey non-fiction Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada
Robert Chafe playwright Afterimage, Tempting Providence
Francis Chalifour b. 1977 creative non-fiction After
Gillian Chan
David Chariandy novelist Soucouyant
Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix 1682–1761 historian
Normand Chaurette b. 1954 playwright Provincetown Playhouse, juillet 1919, j'avais 19 ans, Le Passage de l'Indiana, Ce qui meurt en dernier
Évelyne de la Chenelière b. 1975 playwright, novelist Désordre public, Bashir Lazhar
Herménégilde Chiasson b. 1946 poet, playwright
Philip Child 1898–1978 novelist Day of Wrath, Mr. Ames Against Time
Anne Chislett b. 1942 playwright Quiet in the Land, The Tomorrow Box
Ins Choi playwright Kim's Convenience
Denise Chong memoirist The Concubine's Children
Wayson Choy b. 1939 novelist The Jade Peony, All That Matters
Lesley Choyce b. 1951
Michael Christie short stories The Beggar's Garden
Eliza Clark b. 1963 novelist Bite the Stars
Greg Clark 1892–1977 humorist
Joan Clark b. 1934 novelist Latitudes of Melt, The Hand of Robin Squires
Austin Clarke b. 1934 novelist The Polished Hoe, Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack
George Elliott Clarke b. 1960 poet, novelist, dramatist Whylah Falls, George and Rue
Lynn Coady b. 1970 novelist Saints of Big Harbour, Strange Heaven, Hellgoing
Mark Coakley true crime Tip and Trade
Fred Cogswell 1917-2004 poet
Leonard Cohen b. 1934 poet, novelist, singer-songwriter Beautiful Losers
Matt Cohen 1942–1999 novelist Emotional Arithmetic, Elizabeth and After
Susan G. Cole b. 1952 journalist Pornography and the Sex Crisis, Power Surge: Sex Violence and Pornography
Trevor Cole b. 1960 novelist The Fearsome Particles, Practical Jean
Anne Coleman creative non-fiction I'll Tell You a Secret
Don Coles b. 1928 poet Forests of the Medieval World
John Robert Colombo b. 1936 poet and compiler of reference books
Jan Conn b. 1952 poet and insect geneticist
Karen Connelly b. 1969
Kevin Connolly poet, book editor Drift, Revolver
Ralph Connor (also known as Charles William Gordon) 1860–1937 novelist, essayist The Man from Glengarry, Glengarry School Days, The Sky Pilot
George Ramsay Cook b. 1931 historian
Hugh Cook b. 1942
Michael Cook
Tim Cook b. 1971 military historian Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War 1917-1918
Dennis Cooley b. 1944
Douglas Cooper novelist
Carole Corbeil 1952–2000 novelist, journalist Voice-Over, In the Wings
Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman playwright Scratch
Thomas B. Costain 1885–1965 historical fiction and non-fiction Below the Salt, Ride with Me, The Black Rose, The Silver Chalice
Douglas Coupland b. 1961 novelist Generation X, Girlfriend in a Coma
Hugh Cowan 1867–1943 book author, and historian
James Alexander Cowan 1901–1978 writer
Daniel Allen Cox b. 1976 novelist Shuck, Tattoo This Madness In
Isabella Valancy Crawford
Donald Creighton 1902–1979 historian
Octave Crémazie 1827–1879 poet
Lynn Crosbie
Lorna Crozier b. 1948 poet
Michael Crummey
Nancy Jo Cullen poet, short stories Science Fiction Saint, Pearl, Untitled Child, Canary
Alan Cumyn b. 1960
Richard Cumyn
Andrea Curtis creative non-fiction Into the Blue
Herb Curtis

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Cherish D'Angelo, aka Cheryl Kaye Tardif b. 1963 novelist Lancelot's Lady
Frank Davey b. 1940
Craig Davidson novelist, short stories Rust and Bone, Cataract City
Robertson Davies 1913–1995 novelist Fifth Business, What's Bred in the Bone
Lauren B. Davis b. 1955 novelist, short story writer
Amber Dawn novelist, anthologist Sub Rosa
Frank Parker Day 1881–1950 novelist Rockbound
Mazo de la Roche 1879–1961 novelist Jalna
Charles de Lint fantasy
Elisabeth de Mariaffi short story writer, poet How to Get Along With Women
James de Mille 1833–1880 novelist A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder
Marq de Villiers b. 1940 journalist, magazine editor, science writer Water: The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource
Anthony De Sa novelist, short story writer Barnacle Love
Patrick deWitt b. 1975 novelist The Sisters Brothers
Sandra Dempsey
Barry Dempster
Randall Denley journalist, novelist The Perfect Candidate
Alexander Dewdney computer science and philosophy
Christopher Dewdney b. 1951
Myrna Dey novelist, journalist Extensions
Ranj Dhaliwal b. 1976 novelist, author, fiction Daaku
Mary di Michele b. 1949 poet, novelist Stranger in You: Selected Poems and New, Tenor of Love
Ann Diamond b. 1951 poems, novels, short stories A Nun's Diary, Evil Eye
Nicolas Dickner b. 1972 novels, short stories Nikolski
Sandra Djwa b. 1939 biography, literary criticism Journey with No Maps: A Life of P.K. Page
Kildare Dobbs b. 1923 short story writer
Farzana Doctor novelist Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of Pavement
Cory Doctorow b. 1971 science fiction
Jeramy Dodds poet Crabwise to the Hounds
Bob Dolman screenwriter SCTV
Don Domanski b. 1950
Candas Dorsey b. 1960 science fiction
Clive Doucet
Orville Lloyd Douglas b. 1976 poet
James Doull 1918–2001 philosopher
Glen Downey b. 1969 children's literature
Brian Doyle b. 1935 young adult fiction
William Henry Drummond 1854–1907 poet The Habitant
Marcel Dubé
Peter Dubé novels, short stories Hovering World, At the Bottom of the Sky
Réjean Ducharme b. 1941
Louis Dudek 1918–2001 poet
Dave Duncan b. 1933
Sara Jeannette Duncan 1861–1922 novelist, journalist The Imperialist
Kristyn Dunnion b. 1969 novelist, short stories Big Big Sky, The Dirt Chronicles

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Lawrence Earl 1915–2005 novels, journalism Yangtse Incident, The Battle of Baltinglass
Edith Maude Eaton 1865–1914 short stories Mrs. Spring Fragrance
Evelyn Eaton 1902–1983 novels, poetry Quietly My Captain Waits
Chris Eaton b.1971 novels, music The Inactivist, The Grammar Architect
Winnifred Eaton 1875–1954 novelist A Japanese Nightingale
Kim Echlin b. 1955 novelist The Disappeared
Esi Edugyan novelist The Second Life of Samuel Tyne, Half-Blood Blues
Modris Eksteins b. 1943 historian Walking Since Daybreak: A Story of Eastern Europe, World War II and the Heart of Our Century, Solar Dance: Genius, Forgery, and the Eclipse of Certainty
George Elliott 1923–1996 short stories The Kissing Man, Crazy Water Boys
Deborah Ellis non-fiction, young adult fiction The Breadwinner, The Heaven Shop
Sarah Ellis b. 1952 children's literature Odd Man Out, Pick Up Sticks
Louis Émond b. 1969 novelist The Manuscript
Marina Endicott b. 1958 novelist Good to a Fault, The Little Shadows"
Howard Engel b. 1931 mystery The Suicide Murders
Marian Engel 1933–1985 novelist Bear
Yves Engler political writer and activist Playing Left Wing
Steven Erikson b. 1959 novelist Malazan Book of the Fallen series
Ann Eriksson b. 1956 novelist In the Hands of Anubis
Gloria Escomel b. 1941 novelist, dramatist, journalist Pièges, Fruit de la passion
Jon Evans b. 1973 novelist Dark Places
Stanley Evans novelist Seaweed series of crime fiction

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Emil Ludwig Fackenheim 1916–2003 historian, philosopher
Terry Fallis humorist The Best Laid Plans
Brian Fawcett b. 1944 novelist, non-fiction Virtual Clearcut: Or, the Way Things Are in My Hometown, Cambodia: A Book for People Who Find Television Too Slow
Charles Fenerty c. 1821–1892 poet, journalist, inventor Betula Nigra, Essay on Progress
Ian Ferguson playwright, humorist Village of the Small Houses
Max Ferguson b. 1924 humorist And Now... Here's Max
Trevor Ferguson b. 1947 novelist
Will Ferguson b. 1964 humorist Why I Hate Canadians, Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw, 419
Jacques Ferron 1921–1985 playwright
Madeleine Ferron c. 1922 - 2010 novelist La fin des loups-garous
George Fetherling
Charlotte Fielden b. 1932
Joy Fielding b. 1945 novelist
Timothy Findley 1930–2002 novelist, dramatist, short stories The Wars, The Piano Man's Daughter
Joe Fiorito b. 1948 novelist, columnist, memoirist The Song Beneath the Ice
Sheree Fitch
James FitzGerald non-fiction Old Boys: The Powerful Legacy of Upper Canada College, What Disturbs Our Blood: A Son's Quest to Redeem the Past
Judith Fitzgerald
Anne Fleming
May Agnes Fleming 1840–1880 writer, novelist The Midnight Queen, Queen of the Isle, Lost for a Woman
Barbara Fletcher
Lisa Foad short stories, journalism The Night Is a Mouth
Waawaate Fobister playwright Agokwe
Dennis Foon
Charles Foran
John-James Ford
Helen Forrester b. 1919 novelist
Cecil Foster
Barbara Fradkin
Tess Fragoulis
Brian Francis novelist Fruit
Brad Fraser playwright Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love
John Anderson Fraser b. 1944
Keath Fraser
Raymond Fraser Rum River, In a Cloud of Dust and Smoke, When The Earth Was Flat, In Another Life
Sylvia Fraser b. 1935 novelist
Louis Fréchette 1839–1908 poet, essayist, journalist, dramatist
David French b. 1939 playwright
Maida Parlow French novelist, artist, biographer
Patrick Friesen
Mark Frutkin
Northrop Frye 1912–1991 critic Anatomy of Criticism
Robert Fulford journalist
Janine Fuller b. 1958 non-fiction Restricted Entry: Censorship on Trial, Forbidden Passages: Writings Banned in Canada
Wes Funk novelist Dead Rock Stars, Baggage
Nicola Furlong

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Brendan Gall playwright, screenwriter Wide Awake Hearts
Mavis Gallant 1922–2014 short stories From the Fifteenth District, Home Truths, Paris Notebooks
Steven Galloway novelist The Cellist of Sarajevo
François-Xavier Garneau 1809–1866 historian History of Canada : from the time of its discovery till the union year
Saint-Denys Garneau 1912–1943 poet Regards et jeux dans l'espace
Hugh Garner 1913–1979 novelist Cabbagetown
Elyse Gasco b. 1967 short stories Can You Wave Bye Bye, Baby?
Bill Gaston b. 1953 novelist, short stories The Order of Good Cheer, Mount Appetite
C. E. Gatchalian b. 1974 playwright Motifs & Repetitions, Falling in Time
Pauline Gedge b. 1945 novelist Stargate, House of Illusions
Camilla Gibb b. 1968 novelist Sweetness in the Belly
John Murray Gibbon 1875–1952 non-fiction novelist Canadian Mosaic
Douglas Gibson b. 1943 editor, publisher, memoirist Stories About Storytellers: Publishing Alice Munro, Robertson Davies, Alistair MacLeod, Pierre Trudeau, and Others
Graeme Gibson b. 1934 novelist Five Legs, Perpetual Motion
Margaret Gibson 1948–2006 novelist, short story writer The Butterfly Ward, Opium Dreams
William Gibson b. 1948 science fiction Neuromancer, All Tomorrow's Parties
Sky Gilbert b. 1952 playwright Brother Dumb, Drag Queens in Outer Space
Charlotte Gill short stories, non-fiction Ladykiller, Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe
John Patrick Gillese 1926–1999 novelist, short stories Kirby's Gander
David Gilmour b. 1949 novelist A Perfect Night to Go to China
Joanna Glass b. 1936 playwright If We Are Women, Trying
John Glassco 1909–1981 poet, translator, memoirist Memoirs of Montparnasse
Susan Glickman b. 1953 poet, novelist, critic The Violin Lover, The Picturesque & the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape
Douglas Glover b. 1948 novelist Elle, The Life and Times of Captain N
Jacques Godbout b. 1933 novelist Salut Galarneau!, Une histoire américaine
Dave Godfrey b. 1938 novelist The New Ancestors
Glenda Goertzen b. 1967 novelist The Prairie Dogs
Oliver Goldsmith 1794–1861 poet The Rising Village
Gabriella Goliger novelist, short stories Song of Ascent, Girl Unwrapped
Leona Gom b. 1946 novelist, mystery, poet Housebroken, Freeze Frame
Alison Gordon sports journalist, mystery The Dead Pull Hitter, Prairie Hardball
Phyllis Gotlieb b. 1926 poet, science fiction A Judgement of Dragons
Sondra Gotlieb b. 1936 newspaper columnist True Confections
Hiromi Goto b. 1966 science fiction Chorus of Mushrooms, The Kappa Child
John Gould short stories Kilter: 55 Fictions
George R. D. Goulet b. 1933 historian The Trial of Louis Riel: Justice and Mercy Denied, The Métis: Memorable Events and Memorable Personalities, Louis Hébert and Marie Rollet: Canada's Premier Pioneers, The Métis in British Columbia: From Fur Trade Outposts to Colony
Terry Goulet b. 1934 historian The Trial of Louis Riel: Justice and Mercy Denied (Researcher), The Métis: Memorable Events and Memorable Personalities, Louis Hébert and Marie Rollet: Canada's Premier Pioneers, The Métis in British Columbia: From Fur Trade Outposts to Colony
Katherine Govier b. 1948 novelist Angel Walk, The Truth Teller
Lee Gowan b. 1961 novelist Make Believe Love, The Last Cowboy
Barbara Gowdy b. 1950 novelist, short stories The Romantic, The White Bone
Wayne Grady b. 1948 novelist, memoir, science writer Emancipation Day, Breakfast at the Exit Café
Gwethalyn Graham 1913–1965 novelist Earth and High Heaven
Neile Graham b. 1958 poet Spells for Clear Vision, Blood Memory
Martin Allerdale Grainger 1874–1941 novelist, journalist Woodsmen of the West
Jack Granatstein b. 1939 historian
George Grant 1918–1988 historian, philosopher Lament for a Nation
Jessica Grant novelist, short stories Come, Thou Tortoise
Charlotte Gray b. 1948 novelist, non-fiction Mrs. King
Robert Joseph Greene b. 1973 children's literature, romantic fiction This High School Has Closets, The Gay Icon Classics of the World
Ed Greenwood b. 1959 fantasy Forgotten Realms
Taras Grescoe creative non-fiction Sacré Blues
Grey Owl 1888–1938 conservationist Grey Owl and the Beaver, City of the Ancients
Claude-Henri Grignon 1894–1976 novelist, satirist Un Homme et son péché
Frederick Phillip Grove 1879–1948 novelist Settlers of the Marsh, Consider Her Ways
Brett Josef Grubisic novelist, critic The Age of Cities
Germaine Guèvremont 1893–1968 novelist, short stories Le Survenant, Marie-Didace
Genni Gunn b. 1949 novelist, poet Tracing Iris, Faceless
Kristjana Gunnars b. 1948 poet, novelist Settlement Poems, One-Eyed Moon Maps
David Gurr b. 1936 novelist, playwright The Ring Master
Ralph Gustafson 1909–1995 poet Fire on Stone
Sandra Gwyn 1935–2000 journalist The Private Capital: Ambition and Love in the Age of Macdonald and Laurier

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Rawi Hage b. 1964 novelist De Niro's Game, Cockroach, Carnival
Joan Haggerty
Roderick Haig-Brown b. 1941
Arthur Hailey 1920–2004 novelist Hotel, Airport
Thomas Chandler Haliburton The Clockmaker
Louis Hamelin b. 1959 novelist, short stories, literary critic La Rage, Sauvages, La Constellation du Lynx
Jane Eaton Hamilton b. 1954 Body Rain, July Nights, Hunger
Lyn Hancock b. 1938 There's a Seal in my Sleeping Bag, There's a Raccoon in my Parka, Tabasco: The Saucy Raccoon
Angeline Hango 1909–1995 novels, journalism Truthfully Yours
Robin Hardy 1952–1995 novels, journalism Call of the Wendigo, Crisis of Desire: AIDS and the Fate of Gay Brotherhood
Alexander Harris 1805–1874 novelist Settlers and Convicts: Recollections of sixteen years' labour in the Australian backwoods
Claire Harris b. 1937
Marjorie Harris
Keith Harrison b. 1945 novelist Eyemouth, Furry Creek
Jill Hartman
Kristen den Hartog
Kenneth J. Harvey b. 1962 novelist Directions for an Opened Body, Brud, Blackstrap Hawco
Elisabeth Harvor b. 1936 novelist, poet Let Me Be the One, Excessive Joy Injures the Heart
Barbara Haworth-Attard b. 1953
Elizabeth Hay b. 1951 novelist, non-fiction Late Nights on Air, A Student of Weather, The Only Snow in Havana
Elliott Hayes 1956–1994
Matthew Hays film critic, journalist The View from Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers
Charles Heavysege 1816–1876 poet Saul
Anne Hébert Kamouraska
Steven Heighton novelist, poet The Shadow Boxer
William C. Heine novelist, newspaper editor The Last Canadian
Matthew Heiti novelist, screenwriter, playwright Son of the Sunshine, The City Still Breathing
Michael Helm novelist, editor The Projectionist, In the Place of Last Things
David Helwig
Maggie Helwig
Louis Hémon 1880–1913 novelist, journalist Maria Chapdelaine
John Herbert playwright Fortune and Men's Eyes
Sheila Heti novelist, short stories How Should a Person Be?, The Middle Stories, Ticknor
Paul Hiebert 1892–1987 novelist, humorist Sarah Binks
Tomson Highway b. 1951 playwright, novelist Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, The Rez Sisters, Kiss of the Fur Queen
Lawrence Hill novelist, memoirist Black Berry, Sweet Juice, The Book of Negroes
Robert Hilles b. 1951
Jack Hodgins b. 1938
Clive Holden poet Trains of Winnipeg
Pauline Holdstock
Greg Hollingshead b. 1947 novelist, short stories The Roaring Girl, The Healer
Michael Hollingsworth b. 1950 playwright The History of the Village of the Small Huts
Margaret Lindsay Holton
(aka Ali-Janna Whyte)
b. 1955 novelist, short stories, poet, social history Economic Sex, Spirit of Toronto: 1834–1984, The Gilded Beaver by Anonymous, On Top of Mount Nemo, Bush Chord: New Poems & Pinhole Photographs
Hugh Hood 1928–2000 novelist The New Age
Cornelia Hoogland b. 1952
Nalo Hopkinson b. 1960 science fiction, fantasy Midnight Robber, The Salt Roads
Harold Horwood b. 1923
Tanya Huff fantasy
Matt Hughes
Helen Humphreys b. 1961 novelist Afterimage, The Lost Garden
Aislinn Hunter
Bruce Hunter
Catherine Hunter
Maureen Hunter
Nancy Huston b. 1953 novelist, translator
Hazel Hutchins
Bruce Hutchison
Joel Thomas Hynes b. 1976 novelist, playwright, screenwriter Down to the Dirt, Right Away Monday
Maureen Hynes poet Rough Skin, Harm's Way, Marrow, Willow

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Michael Ignatieff b. 1947 novelist, academic Scar Tissue, Blood and Belonging
George K. Ilsley b. 1958 novelist, short stories Random Acts of Hatred, ManBug
Neamat Imam b. 1971 novelist The Black Coat
Susan Ioannou b. 1944 poet Clarity Between Clouds
Anosh Irani b. 1974 novelist The Song of Kahunsha
Ann Ireland b. 1953 novelist Exile, A Certain Mr. Takahashi
Adel Iskandar b. 1977 media critic Al-Jazeera: The Story of the Network that is Rattling Governments and Redefining Modern Journalism
Frances Itani b. 1942 novelist Deafening

J[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Donald Jack 1924–2003 novelist, playwright The Bandy Papers, Rogues, Rebels, and Geniuses
Suzanne Jacob b. 1953 novelist, poet Laura Laur, La Part de feu
Candice James b. 1948 Poet Laureate, New Westminster, BC 2010 - 2016 A Split In The Water, Inner Heart A Journey, Bridges and Clouds, Midnight Embers - A Book of Sonnets
Anna Brownell Jameson 1794–1860 Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada
J. Robert Janes b. 1932 mystery
Mark Anthony Jarman b. 1955 novelist, short stories 19 Knives, My White Planet
Paulette Jiles b. 1943 novelist, poet Celestial Navigation, Enemy Women
K.V. Johansen b. 1968 fantasy, science fiction Nightwalker, Torrie series, Pippin series, Cassandra Virus
Linda Johns b. 1945 non-fiction Sharing a Robin's Life
E. Pauline Johnson 1861–1913 poet Canadian Born
Wentworth M. Johnson b. 1939 science fiction, mystery fiction Angel of the Veil, The Curse of Valdi, Bill Reyner Mystery Adventure Series
Wayne Johnston b. 1958 novelist, non-fiction The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, Baltimore's Mansion
Andy Jones b. 1948 playwright, screenwriter The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood
Terry Jordan short stories It's a Hard Cow

K[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Surjeet Kalsey poet, drama, short stories, translations FootPrints of Silence, Speaking to the Wind, Colours of My Heart, Glimpses of Twentieth Century Punjabi Poetry in English Translation, Behind the Palace Doors
Smaro Kamboureli
Alan Kane b. 1954 Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies
Ibi Kaslik b. 1973 novelist Skinny, The Angel Riots
Welwyn Wilton Katz
Guy Gavriel Kay b. 1954 fantasy The Fionavar Tapestry, Tigana, A Song for Arbonne, The Lions of Al-Rassan
Greg Kearney short stories, drama Mommy Daddy Baby, Pretty, Cancun
Lionel Kearns b. 1937
Thomas P. Kelley 1910-1982 pulp, true crime The Black Donnellys
M. T. Kelly b. 1946 novelist A Dream Like Mine
Sean Kelly b. 1940 humor Saints preserve us!, Not the Bible, Boom Baby Moon
Joseph Kertes b. 1951 novelist, journalist Winter Tulips, Gratitude
Crawford Kilian
Crad Kilodney b. 1948 short stories Blood Sucking Monkeys from North Tonawanda
Basil King 1859–1928 novels; co-founder Canadian Authors Association The Inner Shrine (1909)
Thomas King b. 1943 novelist, non-fiction Green Grass, Running Water
Mark Kingwell philosopher Dreams of Millennium
W.P. Kinsella b. 1935 novelist, short story writer Shoeless Joe, Dance Me Outside
William Kirby 1817–1906 novelist, poet The Golden Dog
A. M. Klein 1909–1972 novelist, poet The Second Scroll
Joshua Knelman creative non-fiction Hot Art
Raymond Knister
Alexander Knox 1907–1995 actor, novelist
Joy Kogawa b. 1935- poet, novelist Obasan, Itsuka,
Gordon Korman
Myrna Kostash
Shane Koyczan
Greg Kramer 1961-2013 novelist, playwright The Pursemonger of fugu, Couchwarmer, Wally
Henry Kreisel 1922–1991 novelist The Rich Man
John Krizanc b. 1956 playwright Tamara
Robert Kroetsch b. 1927–2011 novelist, poet The Studhorse Man, The Hornbooks of Rita K
Janice Kulyk Keefer b. 1952 novelist, poet Constellations, The Green Library
Michael Kusugak b. 1948 children's literature The Littlest Sled Dog
Lydia Kwa b. 1959 fiction, poetry This Place Called Absence, The Walking Boy

L[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Sonnet L'Abbé poet A Strange Relief, Killarnoe
Richard Labonté critic, anthologist First Person Queer, Best Gay Erotica series
Rosa Laborde playwright Léo
Edward A. Lacey 1988-1995 poet The Forms of Life
Larissa Lai b. 1967 novelist When Fox Is a Thousand
Vincent Lam b. 1974 medical writer, novelist Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures, The Headmaster's Wager
Tim Lander b. 1938 poet Street Heart Poems
Patrick Lane b. 1939 poet Poems, New and Selected
Annette Lapointe b. 1978 novelist Stolen
Evelyn Lau b. 1971 poet, novelist, memoirist Runaway: Diary of a Street Kid
Margaret Laurence 1926–1987 novelist The Stone Angel, The Diviners
Agnes C. Laut 1871–1936 journalist, novelist, historian, and social worker Pioneers of the Pacific Coast, The Quenchless Night, The Blazed Trail of the Old Frontier
Mary Lawson b. 1946 novelist Crow Lake
Irving Layton 1912–2006 poet A Wild Peculiar Joy
Jack Layton 1950–2011 non-fiction Homelessness: The Making and Unmaking of a Crisis
Stephen Leacock 1869–1944 humorist Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
Félix Leclerc 1914-1988 writer, poet, singer-songwriter Pieds nus dans l'aube, Le calepin d'un flâneur, Moi, mes souliers
Dennis Lee b. 1939 poet Garbage Delight, Alligator Pie, Civil Elegies
JJ Lee non-fiction The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit
Jen Sookfong Lee novelist The End of East
John B. Lee b. 1951 poet The Pig Dance Dreams, Variations on Herb
Nancy Lee b. 1970 short stories Dead Girls
Ronald Lee b. 1934 novelist Goddam Gypsy
Sky Lee b. 1952 short stories, novelist Disappearing Moon Cafe
Mark Leiren-Young b. 1962 playwright Blueprints from Space
Roger Lemelin 1919–1992 novelist, essayist The Town Below
John Lent 1948–2006 poet, novelist So it Won't Go Away
Douglas LePan 1914–1998 poet, novelist The Deserter
Norman Levine 1923–2005 short stories One Way Ticket, Thin Ice
Shar Levine b. 1953 children's science Extreme 3-D Weird Animals, Fun with Your Microscope
Naomi K. Lewis 1976– novelist & non-fiction Cricket in a Fist
Wyndham Lewis 1882–1957 novelist The Apes of God
Michael Lista b. 1983 poet Bloom
Jean Little b. 1932 novelist Mine for Keeps
Dorothy Livesay 1909–1996 poet Day and Night, Poems for People
Billie Livingston b.1965 novelist, short stories, poet Going Down Swinging, Cease to Blush, Greedy Little Eyes
Douglas Lochhead b. 1922 poet High Marsh Road, Shepherds Before Kings, The Millwood Road Poems
Kevin Loring b. 1974 playwright Where the Blood Mixes
Malcolm Lowry 1909–1957 novelist Under the Volcano
Pat Lowther 1935–1975 poet Milk Stone, A Stone Diary
Jack Ludwig b. 1922 novelist, short stories, sportswriter Above Ground, The Great American Spectaculars: The Kentucky Derby, Mardi Gras, and Other Days of Celebration
Pearl Luke b. 1958 novelist Burning Ground, Madame Zee
Janet Lunn b. 1928 children's literature The Root Cellar, The Hollow Tree
Annabel Lyon b. 1970 novels, short stories The Golden Mean
Eswyn Lyster 1923–2009 war brides, war author Most Excellent Citizens, A Bloody Miracle

M[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Rozena Maart b. 1962 novelist, short stories Rosa's District Six, The Writing Circle
Patrick MacAdam Gold Medal Misfits
Agnes Maule Machar
Ann-Marie MacDonald b. 1958 novelist, playwright Fall on Your Knees, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
Bryden MacDonald b. 1960 playwright Whale Riding Weather, With Bated Breath
D. R. MacDonald novelist, short stories Cape Breton Road, Lauchlin of the Bad Heart
Hugh MacDonald
Jake MacDonald
Janice MacDonald b. 1959 novelist, children's books, short stories Condemned to Repeat, Hang Down Your Head, The Ghouls' Night Out, Sticks and Stones
Maggie MacDonald
Gwendolyn MacEwen 1941–1987 poet
Linden MacIntyre b. 1943 novelist, journalist The Bishop's Man, Causeway
Rory Maclean b. 1954
Hugh MacLennan 1907–1990 novelist and essayist Two Solitudes, Barometer Rising
Matt MacLennan
Michael MacLennan
Alexander MacLeod short stories Light Lifting
Alistair MacLeod b. 1936 novelist, short stories No Great Mischief
Elizabeth Macleod biographer
Joan MacLeod b. 1954 playwright Amigo's Blue Guitar, The Hope Slide, The Shape of a Girl
Rick Maddocks b. 1970 short stories Sputnik Diner
Rabindranath Maharaj b. 1955 novelist, short story writer The Interloper, Homer in Flight, The Lagahoo's Apprentice
Antonine Maillet b. 1929 novelist, playwright La Sagouine, Pélagie-la-Charette
Kevin Major b. 1949
Pasha Malla short stories, journalism The Withdrawal Method
Eli Mandel
David Manicom b. 1960 poet, novelist
Lee Maracle b. 1950 poet, novelist
Blaine Marchand b. 1949 poetry, non-fiction, novelist A Garden Enclosed, The Craving of Knives
Jovette Marchessault 1938-2012 novelist, playwright Le Voyage magnifique d'Emily Carr, Triptyque lesbien
Daphne Marlatt b. 1942
Paul Marlowe novelist, short stories Sporeville
John Marlyn 1912–1985
Nicole Markotic
Tom Marshall 1938-1993 poet, novelist, critic Adele at the End of the Day
Émile Martel b. 1941 poet, short story writer Pour orchestre et poète seul
Yann Martel b. 1963 novelist, short story writer Life of Pi
Camille Martin b. 1956 poet, collage artist Sonnets, Looms
Carol Matas b. 1949
Shirlee Smith Matheson
Susan Mayse b. 1948 Creative non-fiction Awen, Ginger, Merlin's Web
Colin McAdam novelist Some Great Thing, A Beautiful Truth
Steve McCaffery
Nellie McClung journalist
Derek McCormack b. 1969 novelist, short stories Dark Rides, The Haunted Hillbilly
Eric McCormack b. 1938 novelist The Paradise Motel, First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women
Edward McCourt 1907–1972 novelist, non-fiction Music at the Close
John McCrae 1872–1918 poet "In Flanders' Fields"
Derek McCulloch b. 1964 graphic novelist and children's book writer "Stagger Lee"
Colin McDougall 1917–1984 novelist Execution
Franklin D. McDowell 1888–1965 novelist The Champlain Road
Jaimie McEvoy b. 1965 historian
David McFadden
Leslie McFarlane (a/k/a Franklin W. Dixon) 1902–1977 children's literature The Hardy Boys
Sheryl McFarlane b. 1954 children's literature / young adult fiction Waiting for the Whales, Jessie's Island, Eagle Dreams, This is the Dog
Oonah McFee 1916-2006 novels, short stories Sandbars
Peter McGehee 1955-1991 novels, short stories Boys Like Us, Sweetheart
James McIntyre 1827–1906 poet
Ami McKay The Birth House
Don McKay poet, essayist
Leo McKay, Jr. b. 1964 novelist, short stories Twenty-Six, Like This
Stuart McLean b. 1948 humorist, short stories Welcome Home, Stories from the Vinyl Cafe
Marshall McLuhan 1911–1980 academic
Susan McMaster
Sylvia McNicoll
Christopher Meades b. 1974 novelist, short stories The Three Fates of Henrik Nordmark, The Last Hiccup
John Melady
Lee Mellor b.1982 true crime writer, music critic Cold North Killers: Canadian Serial Murder
Judith Merril 1923 - 1997 science fiction writer, editor
John Metcalf b. 1938
Anne Michaels poet, novelist Fugitive Pieces
Roy Miki
Ron Miksha b. 1954 Bad Beekeeping
John Miller b. 1968 novelist The Featherbed, A Sharp Intake of Breath
Orlo Miller 1911-1993 historian, novelist
Kenneth G. Mills 1923–2004 poet
Rohinton Mistry b. 1952 novelist Such a Long Journey, A Fine Balance
Jared Mitchell
W.O. Mitchell 1914–1998 novelist, short stories Who Has Seen the Wind, Jake and the Kid
Lucy Maud Montgomery 1874–1942 novelist, children's literature Anne of Green Gables
Susanna Moodie 1803–1885 memoirist Roughing it in the Bush
Brian Moore 1921–1999 Black Robe, The Luck of Ginger Coffey
Christopher G. Moore b. 1952 novelist, short stories Vincent Calvino Private Eye series
Lisa Moore short stories, novelist
Shani Mootoo b. 1958 novelist Cereus Blooms at Night
Edythe Morahan de Lauzon poet
Pierre Morency b. 1942 poet and playwright
Bernice Morgan
Dwayne Morgan
Jeffrey Morgan rock critic, authorized biographer The Life and Crimes of Alice Cooper, The Stooges: The Authorized and Illustrated Story
Kim Moritsugu novels Looks Perfect, The Glenwood Treasure
Donna Morrissey
Kim Morrissey b. 1956
Colin Morton
Marie Moser b. 1948 novelist and short-story writer Counterpoint
Daniel David Moses poet and playwright
Tara Moss b. 1973 novelist Fetish, Split, Covet, Hit, Siren, The Blood Countess, The Spider Goddess
Erin Mouré poet
Farley Mowat b. 1921 novelist, naturalist Never Cry Wolf, My Discovery of America
Anne Mullens creative non-fiction Timely Death
Alice Munro b. 1931 short stories The Progress of Love, Lives of Girls and Women, The Love of a Good Woman
Jim Munroe 1945 science fiction Flyboy Action Figure Comes with Gasmask, Everyone in Silico
Robert Munsch b. 1945 children's literature Angela's Airplane, A Promise is a Promise, Love You Forever, The Paperbag Princess
George Murray b. 1971 poet The Hunter, The Rush to Here, Glimpse: Selected Aphorisms
John Murrell playwright
Susan Musgrave b. 1951 poet and novelist The Charcoal Burners, Cargo of Orchids

N[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Ira Nadel b. 1943 biography, literary criticism Various Positions: A Life of Leonard Cohen, Leon Uris: Life of a Best Seller, Joyce and the Jews: Culture and the Text, David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre, Tom Stoppard: A Life
Shenaaz Nanji young adult literature Child of Dandelions
Akhtar Naraghi novelist, poet The Big Green House
Angela Narth b. 1946 children's author, non-fiction writer Simon With Two Left Feet
Émile Nelligan 1879–1941 poet Émile Nelligan et son œuvre
Pierre Nepveu b. 1946 poet, novelist Romans-fleuves, Lignes aériennes, Intérieurs du Nouveau Monde : Essais sur les littératures du Québec et des Amériques
John Newlove 1938–2003 poet Lies, The Night the Dog Smiled
Peter C. Newman b. 1929 journalist The Canadian Establishment
bpNichol 1944–1988 poet Konfessions of an Elizabethan Fan Dancer, The Martyrology
Hal Niedzviecki b. 1971 novelist, critic Ditch, We Want Some Too
Francine Noël b. 1945 novelist, playwright La Femme de ma vie
Henri Nouwen 1932–1996 theologian The Wounded Healer, The Inner Voice of Love
Mary Novik b. 1945 novelist Conceit
Alden Nowlan 1933–1983 poet Bread, Wine and Salt, I’m a Stranger Here Myself

O[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Sheldon Oberman 1949–2004 children's literature The Shaman's Nephew
Theodore Odrach 1912–1964 novelist Wave of Terror
Alix Ohlin novelist, short stories Inside, Signs and Wonders
Bryan Lee O'Malley b. 1979 graphic novelist Scott Pilgrim
Heather O'Neill novelist Lullabies for Little Criminals
Michael Ondaatje b. 1943 novelist, poet The English Patient, In the Skin of a Lion, Anil's Ghost
Christopher Ondaatje b. 1933 writer and publisher The Prime Ministers of Canada, 1867–1967, The Man-eater of Punanai — a Journey of Discovery to the Jungles of Old Ceylon, Sindh Revisited: A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton
Kenneth Oppel b. 1967 children's literature Airborn Series, Silverwing saga
Stephen Osborne b. 1947 journalist Ice & Fire: Dispatches from the New World
Martha Ostenso 1900–1963 novelist, screenwriter Wild Geese

P[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
P.K. Page 1916-2010 poet
Erna Paris literary nonfiction Long Shadows: Truth, Lies and History
Gilbert Parker b. 1862 novelist The Seats of the Mighty
Kevin Patterson b. 1964 novelist, memoirist Country of Cold, Consumption, The Water in Between
Michael Patterson
Raymond M. Patterson
Karleen Pendleton Jiménez b. 1971 children's, memoir, academic Are You a Boy or a Girl?, How to Get a Girl Pregnant
Louise Penny b. 1958 mystery writer Still Life, A Fatal Grace, The Cruelest Month
Sasenarine Persaud essayist, short story writer, novelist, poet Canada Geese and Apple Chatney, Kevat: Waiting on Yogic Realism (essay), In a Boston Night, Lantana Strangling Ixora, A Surf of Sparrows' Songs
Len Peterson
Wendy Phillips children's author Fishtailing
Lorne Pierce 1890–1961 literary critic
Joseph Jomo Pierre playwright Shakespeare's Nigga
Joseph Pivato b. 1946- literary critic, writer Echo: Essays on Other Literature
Ted Plantos
Craig Poile poet First Crack, True Concessions
Daniel Poliquin
Sharon Pollock b. 1936
Michael Poole non-fiction Romancing Mary Jane
Liza Potvin b. 1958 non-fiction White Lies (for my mother)
Jacques Poulin b. 1937 novelist Volkswagen Blues
Christine Pountney b. 1971 novelist Last Chance Texaco
B.W. Powe philosopher A Canada of Light
E.J. Pratt 1883–1964 poet
Steven Price poet, novelist Anatomy of Keys, Into That Darkness
Robert Priest poet
Kate Pullinger novels, experimental/online fiction The Mistress of Nothing
Al Purdy 1918-2000 poet
Andrew Pyper b. 1968 novelist Lost Girls, The Trade Mission

Q[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Darlene Quaife b. 1948 novelist Bone Bird
Andy Quan b. 1969 novelist Calendar Boy, Slant, Six Positions
Paul Quarrington 1953–2009 novelist, screenwriter Whale Music, King Leary
Pascale Quiviger b. 1969 novelist Le Cercle parfait

R[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Tom Rachman novelist The Imperfectionists
Thomas Head Raddall 1903–1994 novelist The Pied Piper of Dipper Creek, At the Tide's Turn and Other Stories
Gurcharan Rampuri
Edeet Ravel b. 1955 novelist A Wall of Light, Ten Thousand Lovers
Angela Rawlings
Wayne Ray short stories Giants of the North, Going Down Goose Lane Toward Broken Jaw
Mark A. Rayner
James Reaney 1926–2008 poet, playwright The Red Heart, A Suit of Nettles, Colours in the Dark, Black Donnelly's
Michael Redhill novelist, short stories Martin Sloane
Gayla Reid
Stephen Reid memoirist, novelist Jack Rabbit Parole
Kati Rekai b. 1921 The Adventures of Mickey, Taggy, Puppo, and Cica and How They Discover Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Budapest, Vienna, The Netherlands, France, Italy, Switzerland, and Greece
Shane Rhodes poet The Holding Pattern, The Bindery
Nino Ricci b. 1959 novelist Lives of the Saints
David Adams Richards b. 1950 novelist The Bay of Love and Sorrows, Mercy Among the Children, Nights Below Station Street
Evelyn M. Richardson 1902–1976 novelist Desired Haven
John Richardson 1796–1852 novelist Wacousta
Daniel Richler b. 1957 novelist, journalist Kicking Tomorrow
Mordecai Richler 1931–2001 novelist The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Joshua Then and Now, Barney's Version
Nancy Richler b. 1957 novelist Your Mouth Is Lovely, The Impostor Bride
Tanis Rideout poet, novelist Above All Things
Sharon Riis b. 1947 novelist, short stories, screenwriter The True Story of Ida Johnson, Savage Messiah
Ringuet (Phillipe Panneton) 1895–1960 novelist Thirty Acres
Charles Ritchie 1906–1995 diarist An Appetite for Life, The Siren Years
Sir Charles G.D. Roberts 1860–1943 poet and novelist The Tantramar Revisited, The Iceberg
Ken Roberts
Paul William Roberts
Lisa Robertson poet
Margaret Murray Robertson 1823–1897 novelist
Eden Robinson novelist
J. Jill Robinson b. 1955 short stories, creative nonfiction Lovely In Her Bones, Residual Desire
Peter Robinson b. 1950 mystery
Harriet A. Roche 1835—1921 pioneer, traveller On Trek in the Transvaal
Ajmer Rode poet, playwright, translator
Spider Robinson b. 1948 science fiction, humorist Callahan's Crosstime Saloon
Richard Rohmer b. 1924
Ian Rogers b. 1976 supernatural and horror fiction Every House Is Haunted
Linda Rogers
Leon Rooke b. 1934 novelist Shakespeare's Dog
Patrick Roscoe novelist, short stories Birthmarks, God's Peculiar Care
Rachel Rose b. 1970 poet Song and Spectacle
Simon Rose science fiction and fantasy novelist The Alchemist's Portrait, Sorcerer's Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy
Rebecca Rosenblum b. 1978 short stories Once
Sinclair Ross 1908–1996 short stories, novelist As for Me and My House Sawbones Memorial
Jeffrey Round poet, mystery writer The P-Town Murders, Death in Key West, Lake on the Mountain
André Roy b. 1944 poet, critic Action writing
Gabrielle Roy 1909–1983 novelist The Tin Flute, Children of My Heart
Holley Rubinsky b. 1943 novelist, short stories At First I Hope For Rescue, Rapid Transits and Other Stores, Beyond This Point, South of Elfrida
Jane Rule 1931–2007 novelist Desert of the Heart
Alexei Maxim Russell b. 1976 novelist Trueman Bradley - Aspie Detective
Elizabeth Ruth b.1968 novelist Smoke
George Ryga 1932–1987 playwright and novelist The Ecstasy of Rita Joe
Geoff Ryman

S[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Michelle Sagara fantasy
Kerri Sakamoto novelist The Electrical Field
Trish Salah poet Wanting in Arabic
G. Herbert Sallans 1895–1960 novelist Little Man
Rick Salutin b. 1942 columnist, novelist A Man of Little Faith
Laura G. Salverson 1890–1970 novelist The Dark Weaver
Mairuth Sarsfield 1925-2013 novelist No Crystal Stair
John Ralston Saul b. 1947 essayist, philosopher The Unconscious Civilization
Gloria Sawai 1932–2011 short stories, novelist A Song for Nettie Johnson
Robert J. Sawyer b. 1960 science fiction The Neanderthal Parallax, Calculating God, Flashforward, Rollback
Alan Scarfe b. 1946 novelist, pseudonym Clanash Farjeon A Handbook for Attendants on the Insane: the autobiography of Jack the Ripper as revealed to Clanash Farjeon, The Vampires of Ciudad Juarez, The Vampires of 9/11, Vampires of the Holy Spirit
Jacob Scheier b. 1980 poet More to Keep Us Warm
Libby Scheier 1946–2000 poet, short stories Kaddish for My Father, Saints & Runners
Diane Schoemperlen b. 1954 novelist In the Language of Love, Forms of Devotion
Anakana Schofield novelist Malarky
Adam Lewis Schroeder novelist and short story writer In the Fabled East
Andreas Schroeder
Gregory Scofield b. 1966 poet The Gathering: Stones for the Medicine Wheel
Duncan Campbell Scott 1862–1947 poet In the Village of Viger
Frank Scott 1899–1985 poet
Richard Scrimger children's writer, novelist
Djanet Sears playwright The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God
Benjamin Sehene b. 1959 novelist, essayist, and political writer
Sarah Selecky short stories This Cake Is for the Party
Shyam Selvadurai novelist Funny Boy, Cinnamon Gardens
Bruce Serafin d. 2007 creative non-fiction Stardust
Robert W. Service 1874–1958 poet The Cremation of Sam McGee, The Shooting of Dan McGrew
Ernest Thompson Seton 1860–1946
Mark Shainblum
Leanne Shapton graphic novelist Important Artifacts and Personal Property From the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion and Jewelry
Sarah Sheard
Murphy O. Shewchuk b. 1943 writer/photographer Okanagan Trips and Trails - 2006, Coquihalla Trips and Trails - 2007, Cariboo Trips and Trails - 2008
Francis Sherman 1871–1926 poet
Valerie Sherrard children's and YA author The Glory Wind
Carol Shields 1935–2003 novelist, short stories The Stone Diaries, Larry's Party
Aki Shimazaki
Vivek Shraya b. 1981 short stories God Loves Hair
Maggie Siggins historian, biography Riel
Antanas Sileika
Ana Siljak historian Angel of Vengeance: The Girl Assassin, the Governor of St. Petersburg and Russia's Revolutionary World
Makeda Silvera The Heart Does Not Bend
Judith Silverthorne b. 1953 author - non-fiction, children's writer The Secret of the Stone Circle, Dinosaur Blackout, Dinosaur Stakeout, The Secret of the Stone House
Bren Simmers b. 1976 poet Night Gears
Merilyn Simonds creative nonfiction, novels, short stories, memoir The Convict Lover, The Valour and the Horror, The Paradise Project
Colin Simpson
Jaspreet Singh
Mark Sinnett novelist, poet, short stories The Landing, The Border Guards, The Carnivore
George Sipos memoirist, poet The Geography of Arrival, Anything But the Moon
Johanna Skibsrud b. 1980 novelist, poet The Sentimentalists
Marsha Skrypuch b. 1954 young adult, children's fiction and narrative non-fiction Making Bombs for Hitler, Stolen Child, Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan's Rescue from War
Josef Skvorecky 1924–2012 novelist, essayist The Engineer of Human Souls
Joshua Slocum 1844–1909
Carolyn Smart poet Hooked
Elizabeth Smart 1913–1986 By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept
Jean Edward Smith
Michael V. Smith novelist Cumberland
Neil Smith short stories Bang Crunch
Russell Smith b. 1963 journalist, novelist How Insensitive, Muriella Pent
Carrie Snyder short stories Hair Hat, The Juliet Stories
Mary Soderstrom novelist, short stories, non-fiction The Walkable City: From Haussmann's Boulevards to Jane Jacobs' Streets and Beyond
Evan Solomon b. 1968 journalist, novelist Crossing the Distance
Madeline Sonik
J. Dewey Soper 1893–1982 naturalist
Carolyn Marie Souaid b. 1959 poet, editor Swimming into the Light, Blood is Blood
Gaétan Soucy b. 1958 novelist L'Immaculée conception, La petite fille qui aimait trop les allumettes
Raymond Souster b. 1921 poet
Esta Spalding
Linda Spalding The Follow,The Purchase
Rae Spoon songwriter, short stories First Spring Grass Fire
Birk Sproxton 1943-2007
Edna Staebler 1906–2006 journalist, Mennonite cooking Food That Really Schmecks cookbook series
Harold Standish 1919–1972 poet and novelist
Robert Stead 1880–1959 novelist, poet Grain
John Steffler b. 1947 poet, novelist The Afterlife of George Cartwright
Fred Stenson
Arran Stephens "The Compassionate Diet"
Richard Stevenson
Shannon Stewart poet, children's writer
Walter Stewart 1941–2004 journalist and editor
Bill Stilwell
Kathy Stinson
Cassie Stocks novels Dance, Gladys, Dance
Aryeh Lev Stollman novels, short stories The Far Euphrates, The Illuminated Soul
Anne Stone Indelible
Allan Stratton b. 1951 playwright
Arthur John Arbuthnott Stringer screenwriter; novelist
Cordelia Strube novels, drama Alex & Zee, Teaching Pigs to Sing, Lemon
Alan Sullivan 1868–1947 poet, novelist Three Came to Ville Marie
Moez Surani poet Reticent Bodies
Joel A. Sutherland novelist, short story writer Frozen Blood
David Suzuki b. 1936 scientist, writer, environmental activist, television host The Sacred Balance, Genethics, The Legacy: An Elder's vision for a sustainable future
Mary Swan novelist, short story writer The Boys in the Trees
Susan Swan
Anna Swanson poet The Nights Also
Robert Sward
Margaret Sweatman b. 1953 novelist Fox, The Players
George Swede
Alastair Sweeny
Guy Sylvestre journalist, critic
Harry L. Symons 1892-1962 novelist, humorist Ojibway Melody
Scott Symons 1933-2009 novelist, journalist Place d'Armes, Civic Square
Anne Szumigalski 1922–1999 poet Voice

T[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Kenneth Tam b. 1984 novelist Defense Command, His Majesty's New World, The Champions, Equation Series,
Mariko Tamaki short fiction, plays, graphic novels Skim, Fake ID, (You) Set Me on Fire
Shelley Tanaka editor, children's nonfiction writer Amelia Earhart: The Legend of the Lost Aviator, On Board the Titanic
Jordan Tannahill playwright Bravislovia, rihannaboi95, Late Company
Cheryl Kaye Tardif b. 1963 novelist, short story writer, nonfiction Whale Song, The River, Divine Intervention, Skeletons in the Closet, Lancelot's Lady (writing as Cherish D'Angelo)
Jules-Paul Tardivel
Timothy Taylor novelist, short stories Stanley Park
Ningeokuluk Teevee b. 1963 children's writer Alego
Wayne Tefs
Charles Templeton 1915–2001
John Terpstra poet
Bill Terry non-fiction, gardening Blue Heaven
Yasuko Thanh novelist, short stories Floating Like the Dead
Denis Thériault
Yves Thériault 1915–1983 novelist, short story writer Agaguk, Ashini, Aaron, La Fille laide
Sharon Thesen b. 1946 poet The Good Bacteria
Madeleine Thien short story writer, novelist Simple Recipes, Certainty, Dogs at the Perimeter
Audrey Thomas b. 1935 novelist Songs My Mother Taught Me, Coming Down from Wa
John Thompson
Elizabeth Thornton
Kim Thúy b. 1968 novelist Ru
Miriam Toews novelist A Complicated Kindness, The Flying Troutmans
Morley Torgov b. 1927
Lola Lemire Tostevin
Catharine Parr Traill 1802–1899 memoirist Life in the Backwoods of Canada
Rhea Tregebov b. 1953 poet Remembering History
Lise Tremblay
Michel Tremblay b. 1942 playwright Les Belles-soeurs
Karen X. Tulchinsky novelist, screenwriter The Five Books of Moses Lapinsky, Love Ruins Everything, In Her Nature
Élise Turcotte
Michael Turner novelist, songwriter American Whiskey Bar, Hard Core Logo

U[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Marie Uguay 1955–1981 poet Signe et rumeur
Priscilla Uppal b. 1974 poet, novelist The Divine Economy of Salvation
Jane Urquhart b. 1949 novelist Away, The Stone Carvers
David UU (David W. Harris) 1948–1994 visual poet Chopped Liver

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
W.D. Valgardson b. 1939 novelist, poet, short stories The Girl with the Botticelli Face, Bloodflowers: Ten Stories
Pierre Vallières 1938–1998 political essayist Les Nègres blancs d'Amérique
Edo Van Belkom b. 1962 horror Army of the Dead, Wyrm Wolf
Richard Van Camp b. 1971 novels, short stories, children's The Lesser Blessed
Guy Vanderhaeghe b. 1951 novelist, short stories The Englishman's Boy, The Last Crossing
Aritha Van Herk b. 1954 novelist Judith, No Fixed Address
A. E. van Vogt 1912–2000 science fiction Children of Tomorrow, Empire of the Atom
Jean Vanier b. 1928 theologian Becoming Human
M. G. Vassanji b. 1950- novelist The Book of Secrets, The In-Between World of Vikram Lall
R. M. Vaughan novelist, poet A Quilted Heart, Spells
Guillermo Verdecchia b. 1962 playwright Insomnia, The Noam Chomsky Lectures
Robert Verdun non-fiction / investigstive reporting The Fox in Charge of the Biggest Henhouse in Canada
Paul Vermeersch b. 1973 poet Burn
Katherena Vermette poet, children's writer North End Love Songs
Gilles Vigneault b. 1928 poet, storyteller, singer-songwriter Mon pays, La manikoutai, Il en est passé
Margaret Visser philosopher The Geometry of Love, Beyond Fate
Élisabeth Vonarburg b. 1947 science fiction Chroniques du pays des mères
Garth Von Buchholz b. 1968 poetry, drama, dark fiction, non fiction Mad Shadows, Land of Milk and Honey, The Songs of Songs, 13 Dark Poems
Dan Vyleta b. 1974 novelist, historian Pavel & I, The Quiet Twin

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Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Marie Wadden non-fiction Where the Pavement Ends, Nitassinan
Colleen Wagner b. 1949 playwright The Monument
Fred Wah b. 1939 poet, novelist Loki is Buried at Smoky Creek, Waiting for Saskatchewan
David Walker 1911–1992 novelist The Pillar, Digby
Joan Walker novelist Pardon My Parka, Repent at Leisure
Bronwen Wallace 1945–1989 poet, short stories Signs of the Former Tenant, People You'd Trust Your Life To
Frederick William Wallace 1886–1958 journalist, novelist Wooden Ships and Iron Men
Tom Walmsley b. 1948 novelist, dramatist, poet Doctor Tin
Eric Walters b. 1957 novelist Safe As Houses, Shattered, Camp X, Run
John Leigh Walters creative non-fiction A Very Capable Life
Russell Wangersky novelist, short stories, journalist The Hour of Bad Decisions, Burning Down the House, The Glass Harmonica
Sabrina Ward Harrison b. 1975 spirituality, self-help Spilling Open
Dianne Warren b. 1950 playwright, novelist, short stories Serpent in the Night Sky, Club Chernobyl, Cool Water
David Watmough b. 1926 playwright, novelist, short stories Names for the Numbered Years, The Time of Kingfishers
Sheila Watson 1909–1998 novelist The Double Hook
Alison Watt b.1957 creative non-fiction, poetry The Last Island
Alison Wearing b. 1967 travel Honeymoon in Purdah
Barry Webster b. 1961 novels, short stories; magic realism The Sound of All Flesh, The Lava in My Bones
John Weier b. 1949 poet Stand the Sacred Tree
Steve Weiner novelist The Museum of Love
Merrily Weisbord journalist The Love Queen of Malabar, The Valour and the Horror
Elizabeth Wellburn children's literature Echoes From the Square
Zachariah Wells b. 1976 poet, critic Fool's Errand, Unsettled
Andrew Westoll science, travel, non-fiction The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary
Robert Paul Weston b. 1975 poet, children's literature Zorgamazoo, Dust City
Michael Wex b. 1954 novelist, playwright, non-fiction The Adventures of Micah Mushmelon, Boy Talmudist
Dawud Wharnsby b. 1972 poet, songwriter Nasheed Artist
Thomas Wharton b. 1963 novelist Salamander, Icefields
William Whitehead b. 1931 documentarian, memoirist Words to Live By
Rudy Wiebe b. 1934 novelist A Discovery of Strangers, The Temptations of Big Bear
Helen Waldstein Wilkes creative non-fiction Letters from the Lost
Fred Williams 1863-1944 Journalism, history The Canadian Book of Days
Douglas Wilson 1950-1992 novels, poetry Labour of Love
Eric Wilson b. 1940 mystery Tom Austen Series (9 books), Liz Austen Series (6 books), Tom and Liz Austen Series (5 books)
Ethel Wilson 1888–1980 novelist Swamp Angel, Hetty Dorval, The Window
John Wilson b. 1951 historical fiction Four Steps to Death, Flames of the Tiger, And in the Morning
Jonathan Wilson playwright My Own Private Oshawa, Kilt
Robert Charles Wilson b. 1953 science fiction Julian Comstock, A Story of 22nd. America, Darwinia, Axis, Spin
Sheri-D Wilson poet, playwright The Sweet Taste of Lightning, Boy Wonder
Carol Windley b. 1947 novelist, short stories Home Schooling
Rob Winger poet Muybridge's Horse
Kathleen Winter novelist, short stories Boys, Annabel
Michael Winter b. 1965 novelist This All Happened, The Big Why
Kari-Lynn Winters b. 1969 children's author, dramatist Jeffrey and Sloth, On My Walk
Adele Wiseman 1928–1992 novelist, poet The Sacrifice, Old Women at Play
George Woodcock 1912–1995 poet, critic Anarchism, The Crystal Spirit
Susan Wood 1948–1980 critic (Canadian literature, science fiction, children's literature), professor, science fiction fan Energumen; criticism
Marnie Woodrow b. 1969 novelist Spelling Mississippi
Lance Woolaver b. 1948 poet, playwright World Without Shadows, Lord Strange
Eric Wright b. 1929 mystery The Night the Gods Smiled, Always Give a Penny to a Blind Man
L. R. Wright 1939–2001 mystery The Suspect, Strangers Among Us
Richard B. Wright b. 1937 novelist Clara Callan
Tim Wynne-Jones b. 1948 novelist, children's literature Some of the Kinder Planets, Mischief City, The Maestro
Tim Wynveen novelist Angel Falls, Sweeter Life, Balloon

X[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Xiaowen Zeng journalist, short stories

Y[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Joel Yanofsky novelist Jacob's Ladder
Pierre Yergeau b. 1957 novelist L'écrivain public
Ying Chen b. 1961 novelist L'ingratitude, Immobile
Jean Yoon poet, playwright The Yoko Ono Project
Alissa York b. 1970 novelist, short stories Effigy
Elwy Yost 1925-2011 mystery White Shadows
Graham Yost b. 1959 screenwriter Speed
David Young b. 1946 novelist, playwright Inexpressible Island, Glenn
d'bi young poet, playwright blood.claat: one womban story
Scott Young 1918–2005 biographer, sportswriter, mystery writer A Writer's Life, "Murder in a Cold Climate"

Z[edit]

Name Lifetime Genre Notable works
Eve Zaremba b. 1930 mystery novelist A Reason to Kill, The Butterfly Effect
Robert Zend 1929-1985 poet, fiction writer, multimedia artist Daymares, Oāb
David Zieroth b. 1946 poet How I Joined Humanity at Last, The Fly in Autumn
Larry Zolf 1934 - 2011 journalist Survival of the Fattest: An Irreverent View of the Senate, Scorpions for Sale
Rachel Zolf poet Human Resources, Masque
Carolyn Zonailo b. 1947 poet The Taste of Giving: New & Selected Poems
Jan Zwicky b. 1955 poet, essayist Songs for Relinquishing the Earth

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