CAA Members' Sites
This page includes a series of Web pages for CAA members. It is CAA policy not to reveal the names of our members, but those listed on this page have opted to have their information listed here. This page:
- identifies a number of writers that may be suitable for your writing needs; and
- gives these CAA members exposure, a benefit available only to those belonging to the association.
Adding Your Listing
The guidelines for inclusion are listed at the bottom of the page. Note that these guidelines have changed.
CAA Member's Web Sites
- Tom Ball, a member of the Waterloo-Wellington Branch, has written 10 books (primarily science fiction including The Hypothetical Human).
- Margo Bates' writing style is a slice of Canadiana which offers a unique and humorous look into the culture of Northern British Columbia. A member of the Vancouver Branch, she is the author of three novels and a cookbook, including P.S. Don't Tell Your Mother.
- Karleen Bradford is the author of 14 novels for children and young adults. She is currently the CAA representative on the Public Lending Right Commission.
- Marion Fargey Brooker wrote for educational radio for 17 years then published Noreen and the Amazing No-Good Horse, Hold the Oxo!: A Teenage Soldier Writes Home and a picture book, Tadeo's Search for Circles.
- Joan Eyolfson Cadham is an award-winning non-fiction writer—two books, several thousand columns and editorials—as well as a professional oral storyteller with a dual passion for Icelandic trolls and elves and for any ethnic story that is at least 1000 years old.
- L. D. Cross is an Ottawa writer of history, business and lifestyle articles and books.
- Anthony Dalton is a freelance non-fiction writer for magazines world-wide for over twenty years and the author of the first biography of the late Welsh adventure/sailing author Tristan Jones. Wayward Sailor, in search of the real Tristan Jones.
- Michael Robert Dyet is a member of the Toronto Branch and is the author of Until the Deep Water Stills—An Internet-enhanced Novel.
- Marilyn Fraser writes articles for newspapers and magazines. A founder of the Writers & Editors Network, she is a Member at Large and resides in Hamilton, ON.
- Joan Marie Galat is an award winning author and freelance writer, editor, and speaker. Many of her books blend science and storytelling for children. She also writes adult non-fiction and magazine articles. Galat is a member of the Alberta Branch.
- Karen M. Gansel writes fiction. Her articles have appeared in The Globe and Mail and community newspapers. A YA short story was published in an online newsletter with 5000 subscribers.
- Suzanne Harris, a freelance writer, editor and writing coach, is a member of Alberta Branch.
- Russ Harvey — your Webmaster — writes Web content, non-fiction, poetry and short fiction. He is a member of the Vancouver Branch.
- Phyllis Hinz is a Member-at-Large from Mitchell, Ontario. Author of Recipes From The Road, The Cooking Ladies travel North America in a motorhome searching for recipe ideas and stories.
- Georgia Hunter writes picture books, YA and is an illustrator. She is a member of the Vancouver Branch.
- Cathy Jewison is a short story writer living in Yellowknife, NWT and a member of the Virtual Branch.
- Gerry Jones writes articles, short stories, documentaries and creative non-fiction. His book, SaskScandal, was short-listed in the Saskatchewan Book Awards 2001. He currently lives in Ottawa.
- Jeananne Kathol Kirwin, a travel writer, is member of the Alberta Branch.
- Chynna Laird is a freelance writer and has authored an award-winning children's book, two memoirs, a Young Adult novella, a YA suspense/paranormal novel and an adult Suspense/Thriller.
- Bernice Lever has published 9 books of poetry, an easy English text and other prose books. She currently resides in Southern British Columbia and is a member of the Vancouver Branch.
- Robert W Mackay's award-winning historical novel, Soldier of the Horse, pivots on the great military history and traditions of the Canadian Cavalry, while showing the human element, dedication and vulnerability. He is a member of the Vancouver Branch.
- J. Gordon Mumford (Vancouver Branch) is the author of The Black Pit … and Beyond. His website showcases his creative non-fiction books (Merchant Marine and East African Adventures).
- Rosemary I. Patterson, Ph.D. (Vancouver Branch) is a retired school psychologist and the author of seven adventure and historical fiction books including Return of the Canoe Societies, about B.C. coastal tribes and treaty negotiations in BC.
- Deborah Ranchuk owns White Mountain Publications, specializing in non-fiction and poetry books; also publishes the Canadian Writer's Journal six times a year.
- Jill Ronsley, award-winning book designer and editor based in Vancouver and Toronto, works with authors and publishers around the world on nonfiction, fiction, children’s books and poetry. Clients include Guernica Editions, La Dolce Vita and City Life.
- Erno Rossi is a freelance writer-photographer, world traveler, outdoor columnist, best-selling author and former teacher of history, sociology and disaster and survival.
- George Sagi, a Member at Large, has written a few poems and essays about the environment, wars, and human suffering. His fiction, The Dream, is about the coming decades--a threatening future. Sagi is also an accomplished technical writer.
- Estelle Salata, a Member at Large in Hamilton, has written five children's books, approximately three hundred published articles as well as 150 children's short stories. She has also taught creative writing courses at Sheridan College in Ontario.
- Ken Stange's works include ten books of poetry and fiction, and hundreds of publications in literary magazines. In 2011, he won the Exile/Vanderbilt Prize for Short Fiction By An Established Writer.
- Steve Szalai is an aspiring author, writing Science Fiction and Fantasy short stories and novels.
- Cora Taylor, a member of the Alberta Branch. is an award-winning author of over fourteen books, primarily novels for youth. A number of these books have been translated into many languages.
- Patrick Taylor is the author of the best-selling Irish Country Doctor series. He also has written extensively in other genres including a short story collection and six textbooks.
- Richard I. Thorman, a member of the Toronto Branch, writes poetry and speculative fiction with a Celtic flair.
- Maxine Trottier is a member of the Niagara Branch and is the author of picture books and works of historical fiction for young adults.
- Lawrence Uhlin writes novels (Machiavelli's Desert) and humorous short stories.
Adding Your Link
CAA Members with Writing-Related Websites
If you are a CAA member in good standing you may request that your website be linked from this page. Please send a plain text email to with the following information:
- Your name.
- Your branch.
- Your website address. (Email addresses will not be included).
- A short description about your writing genres or preferred markets.
Your email message should contain only plain text without any attachments.
When composing your short bio for inclusion, you can use the existing entries for guidelines, but the content should comply with the following requirements:
- Keep your entry concise.
- Please do not include publication dates, or other time-sensitive information. These listings are intended to be static.
- Your site should be (at least partly) devoted to your writing or writing-related business. Viewers will expect that when visiting your link.
- A reciprocal link to www.CanAuthors.org is required to be included on your website prior to your addition to this page. Placement should be on your links page or as part of your author biography.
- No other page on this site is acceptable as a reciprocal link.
- www.CanAuthors.org/national.html no longer exists. Existing members, please update your links.
Your link will be added once your information is verified.
- Descriptions may be edited for content and length.
- There may be a delay in adding your link since changes are done as time permits. Thank you for your understanding.
- Links may be removed without notice if it is determined that you are no longer a member in good standing or that you have not complied with these guidelines.
Updated: February 6, 2013