Jamie Bastedo's work is all about taking science to the streets. Well established as a popular science writer he writes to inform and inspire, telling a "story of place." He also has written over 30 natural history features in magazines, including Up Here, Backpacker, and Winter Living. When not out on the land, he hangs his hat in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.
One of only two living writers to have won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour three times, Arthur Black is one of Canada's bestknown humorists. A former host of the CBC radio program, Basic Black, and the author of a syndicated newspaper column, Black is now permanentlytransplanted to Salt Spring Island, BC.