Featured SpAN Author: Caro Fréchette
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Featured SpAN Author: Caro Fréchette

Author, Editor, Artist, Publisher Caro Fréchette is originally from Montreal, but has been living in the Ottawa/Gatineau region since 2004. They are a sequential artist, author, and director of Renaissance, a multi-genre Canadian small press. As an author, Caro has published several short stories, both sequential and traditional, as well as two graphic novels, five novels, … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Jamieson Wolf
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Featured SpAN Author: Jamieson Wolf

Jamieson Wolf is an award-winning, number one bestselling author of over sixty books and writer of Two Steps at a Time, a blog about having multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy. He is an accomplished artist who works in mixed media, charcoal, pastels, and oil paints. He is also something of an amateur photographer, a poet, a perfume designer, and a graphic designer. Jamieson currently … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Talia Johnson
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Featured SpAN Author: Talia Johnson

Talia Johnson is a multi-faceted woman who is transgender, autistic, Jewish, queer, and more than the sum of her parts. Her work centres on bridging faith and queer communities, facilitating workshops, educating, speaking, writing, one-on-one coaching, counselling, and mentoring. She is a queer and trans sensitivity editor for writers and publishers. Talia’s most recent poem, Holy Love, will … Continue reading

Featured SpAn Author: Derek Newman-Stille
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Featured SpAn Author: Derek Newman-Stille

Derek Newman-Stille is a queer, disabled Canadian PhD student who teaches at Trent University. Derek is the five-time Aurora Award winning creator of the digital humanities project, Speculating Canada, and the creator of the Dis(Abled) Embodiment website. He has published in academic fora like Mosaic, The Canadian Fantastic in Focus, and Misfit Children: An Inquiry into Childhood Belongings, and in public … Continue reading