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  • 2018-05-18
    Molly Bevan's first poems were supported by her employer, the Bell Telephone Company, in Hamilton, ON.
  • 2018-05-18
    Mona Clark was a lifelong resident of Toronto. In 1925 she founded Gossip!, a magazine that she edited for forty years.
  • 2018-05-18
    Mona Gould was a versatile and colourful journalist and poet whose wartime poem, This was my Brother (1942), was highly regarded during and after the Second World War.
  • Mona Hildegarde Coxwell spent her entire life in Toronto, where she founded and edited Curtain Call magazine from 1929 to 1941.
  • 2018-05-18
    Mona Purser was a prominent Toronto journalist, active from 1913 to 1954.
  • English-born Muriel Frances Watson was a schoolteacher in North Vancouver when she published her only book, Fireweed (1924), inspired by British Columbia’s scenery.
  • Muriel Denison was well known for her series of Susannah books for girls.
  • Karyn Huenemann
  • While living in Kingston, ON, Muriel Miller Humphrey edited two volumes of short stories and published a pamphlet of her own verse in the Ryerson Poetry Chapbook series.
  • Born and raised in New Brunswick, Muriel Miller later lived in Ontario. She wrote about Canadian art and artists, and authored several books about Bliss Carman.
  • 2018-05-18
    An Olympic athlete, Myrtle Cook enjoyed a long-time career as a sports journalist in Montreal.
  • Nelda MacKinnon Sage spent her adult life in Vancouver, BC, where she was known as a poet and playwright.
  • 2018-05-18
    Best known as an actress, Nell Shipman was also an adept writer in many genres, including fiction, journalism, and film scripts.
  • Nellie McClung was a prolific author of fiction and non-fiction as well as a formidable social activist who promoted women’s suffrage and parliamentary representation.
  • Nina Moore Jamieson spent most of her life in Ontario, where she was well known as a poet and newspaper columnist.
  • Nora Lugrin Shaw, sister of journalist N. de Bertrand Lugrin, wrote radio scripts that were broadcast in Vancouver during the 1920s.
  • 2018-05-18
    The poetry of Nora M. Duncan, who was an active member of the Vancouver Poetry Society, reflected her western locale.
  • 2018-05-18
    Based in Toronto where she worked in publishing and journalism, poet Norah Holland published two collections of verse.
  • A lifetime resident of Halifax, NS, Norma Ethel Smith was a poet and journalist, and an active member of many cultural and literary organizations.
  • Octavia Ritchie, one of the first women students to graduate from McGill University, wrote a published report on health in Canada.
  • 2018-05-18
    Trained as a teacher, Olive Knox wrote children's fiction, biographies, and radio plays, many of which were based on the history of Western Canada.
  • 2018-05-18
    Poet, author, and visual artist P.K. Page authored over 30 books of poetry, fiction, children’s literature, travel writing, and autobiography over the course of her impressive life-long career.
  • Baptist poet Pamelia Vining Yule was based in southern Ontario where she was well known for her poetry and her didactic fiction.
  • 2018-05-18
    A skilled athlete, Patricia Page worked as a sports journalist in Edmonton.
  • 2018-08-01
    A life-long resident of Toronto, author Pearl Foley was best known for her mystery novels.
  • 2018-08-01
    Primarily an illustrator, Peggy Harvey also created radio programs and authored two volumes of light verse.
  • Karyn Huenemann
  • 2018-05-18
    Peggy Webling was a London-based performer and novelist who lived briefly in Canada, the home of her sister, Lucy Webling (Mrs. Walter Jackson McRaye).
  • Born in Canada and raised by missionaries in Japan, Phyllis Elta Argall became a journalist and recounted her experiences in her memoir, My Life With the Enemy (1944).
  • A star basketball player, Phyllis Griffiths worked as a pioneer sports journalist in Toronto.
  • During the 1930s and 1940s, Phyllis Salomons Margolick wrote advertising copy and contributed articles to trade and fashion magazines.
  • 2018-05-18
    A pioneer of Canadian film, Rae Levinksy published poetry and a play and edited the Canadian Motion Picture Digest.
  • Karyn Huenemann
  • Born in eastern Europe, Regina Lenore Shoolman spent part of her life in Montreal and in Ottawa. Her publications include a translation of Marius Barbeau's collection of of folk songs, a chapbook...
  • Born in England, Rhoda Anne Page was well-known as a poet in the Rice Lake area of Ontario, where she spent her adult life.
  • Rhoda Sivell lived on Western ranches, an experience reflected in her poetry
  • 2018-08-01
    Robina Lizars collaborated with her sister, Kathleen Lizars, on three books of fiction and non-fiction about the history of Ontario.
  • Born in Montreal and the bilingual author of poems, short stories, and novels, Rosanna Leprohon was one of Canada’s best-known writers during the middle decades of the nineteenth century.
  • Born in London in 1836, Rosetta Marham published two books after she immigrated to Canada in 1871.

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