Authors I’ve Met in Northern Ontario

Note: These are in alphabetical order and not grouped based on date met.

David G. Ferguson

Met: September 27, 2019 before The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

David is a retired Ontario conservation officer and his books are inspired by his career. He was one of the first authors I met at the book fair and his table was on the right of mine. He has 3 novels to purchase so far: Toxic Waters, White Gold, and Bear Runners.

Erika Pankiw/Rikka Shai

Met: September 27, 2019 before The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

Erika is a musician and author. She has many books for purchase as well as albums which are available on her website.

Gretchen Roedde

Met: September 28, 2019 @ The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

Gretchen is a professor at the Northern School of Medicine. She writes non-fiction novels about what she has experienced working in the medical field. If you wish to purchase her books A Doctor’s Quest and Deep Water Dream visit her website.

Jessica Trudel

Met: September 27, 2019 before The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

Jessica is a freelance writer and editor as well as the founder of the Silverleaf Writers Guild. She does amazing workshops on the different aspects of writing as well as awesome in general. Check out her website to learn more.

Karin Mackenzie

Met: September 28, 2019 @ The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

Karin is a very kind lady who writes children’s books. At the fair her table was on the right of mine. Not only does she write books, she is also very crafty as she had made the house and other decorations on her table. So far she only has one book published, Breakfast at Grandma’s, but plans on writing more.

Laura E. Young

Met: September 27, 2019 before The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

Laura is an author and journalist who’s non-fiction novels focus on sports. So far she has published Solo Yet Never Alone and Soulemates on Ice. She was one of the first authors I met during the book fair weekend. Check out her website if you want more information.

Laurie Gardiner

Met: September 28, 2019 @ The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

Laurie has multiple short-stories and poem anthologies. Her debut novel Tranquility was inspired by her work as a personal support worker. You can check out more on her website.

Michelle Contant

Met: September 28, 2019 @ The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

Though I did not get the chance to speak that much with Michelle, I was able to grab a business card from her to spread the word about her memoir A Tremor Through Time.

Susan Reimer

Met: September 27, 2019 before The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

Susan was a volunteer at the book fair and is a new author who’s first novel will be live in the winter of 2020. Her website can be found here.

Tori L. Ridgewood

Met: September 28, 2019 @ The Silverleaf Writers Guild 3rd Annual Book Fair

Tori is a fiction writer who, so far, focuses on the occult and paranormal. Her set up was amazing! It really went with the theme of The Talbot Trilogy and prequel that she was showcasing at the book fair. She has other anthologies and novels as well, like Rip Gone Wrong and Leave the Lights On. You can check out her blog for more information.