Rosalie Osmond is a native of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, but spent a large part of her adult life in England. Educated at Acadia University, Bryn Mawr College, and Cambridge University, she has taught English literature at the university level in Canada and the U.K. She has published three works of nonfiction. Broken Symmetry is her second novel. Her first novel, Waldenstein, was short-listed for the Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award. She is married with three children and six grandchildren, all of whom love to come and visit in the summer.
Anne C. Kelly
Anne C. Kelly is the English Language Learning Coordinator at the Bedford Library and also works with Learn English Nova Scotia, completing English language assessments. She previously worked for over twenty years providing English-as-an-additional-language (EAL) support to newcomers to Canada. She is married with four grown children, has been writing since Grade Four, and is passionate about books and Canadian history. Jacques’ Escape is her first novel.
Jan L. Coates
Jan Coates lives in Wolfville, NS with her husband and faithful Golden Irish, Charlie. She has two adult children. Jan is the author of numerous children’s and YA books, and she loves to visit schools to give readings. She has worked as a teacher and designer, and is learning illustration.