A. E. van Vogt Alfred Elton van Vogt (April 26, 1912 – January 26, 2000) was a Canadian-born science fiction author regarded as one of the most popular and complex science fiction writers of the mid-twentiet...
Aaron Peck Aaron Peck is a Vancouver-based writer.
Adele Wiseman Adele Wiseman (May 21, 1928 – June 1, 1992) was a Canadian author.
Adrienne Clarkson Adrienne Louise Clarkson (伍冰枝; née Adrienne Louise Poy, February 10, 1939) is a Canadian journalist and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 26th since Canadian Confe...
Agnes Christina Laut Agnes Christina Laut (February 11, 1871 – November 14, 1936) was a Canadian journalist, novelist, historian, and social worker.
Agnes Maule Machar Agnes Maule Machar (23 January 1837 — 24 January 1927) was a Canadian author.
Aislinn Hunter Aislinn Hunter, BFA, MFA, MSc Writing and Cultural Politics, (born in Belleville, Ontario) is a Canadian poetry and fiction author.
Andreas Schroeder Andreas Schroeder (b Hoheneggelsen, West Germany 26 Nov 1946) is a German-born Canadian poet, novelist, and nonfiction writer who lives in the small town of Roberts Creek, British Columbia.
Andrej Brázda-Jankovský Andrej Brázda-Jankovský (or Andrej Brázda) (26 July 1915 – 2008) was an Canadian based writer who wrote in the Slovak language.
Antonine Maillet Antonine Maillet, (born May 10, 1929) is an Acadian novelist, playwright, and scholar.
Antonio D'Alfonso Antonio D'Alfonso (born 6 Aug 1953) is a Canadian writer, editor, publisher and filmmaker.
Aritha Van Herk Aritha van Herk, (born 26 May 1954) is a Canadian writer, critic, editor, and university professor.
Armin Wiebe Armin Wiebe is a Canadian novelist of Mennonite descent born in Altona, Manitoba.
Arthur Hailey Arthur Hailey (5 April 1920 – 24 November 2004) was a British/Canadian novelist, whose works have sold more than 170 million copies in 40 languages.
Arthur Heming Arthur Henry Howard Heming (January 17, 1870 – October 30, 1940) was a Canadian painter and novelist known as the "chronicler of the North" for his paintings, sketches, essays and books ab...
Arthur John Arbuthnott Stringer Arthur John Arbuthnott Stringer (February 26, 1874 – September 13, 1950) was a Canadian novelist, screenwriter, and poet who later moved to the United States.
Arthur Motyer Dr. Arthur Motyer (December 15, 1925 - June 23, 2011) was a Canadian educator, playwright and novelist.
Arthur Stringer (writer) Arthur Stringer (February 26, 1874 – September 13, 1950) was a Canadian novelist, screenwriter, and poet who later moved to the United States.
Arti Dhand Arti Dhand is an associate professor at the University of Toronto, Department for the Study of Religion.
Ashok Mathur Ashok Mathur is a South Asian (Indo-Canadian) cultural organizer, writer and visual artist, and an Associate Professor in the departments of Visual and Performing Arts / Journalism, Communicati...
Ashton Grey Ashton Grey was born Gregory Ashton on December 4, 1983, in Southern Ontario, Canada.
Audrey Thomas Audrey Grace Thomas, OC (née Callahan, born 17 Nov 1935) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer who lives on Galiano Island, British Columbia.
Aurélie Resch Aurélie Resch is an author, travel writer and filmmaker from Toronto, Canada.
Austin Clarke Austin Ardinel Chesterfield Clarke, (born July 26, 1934) is a Canadian novelist, essayist and short story writer who lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Austin Clarke (novelist) Austin Ardinel Chesterfield Clarke, (born July 26, 1934), is a Canadian novelist, essayist and short story writer who lives in Toronto, Ontario.
B. D. Benedikt Bozidar Damjanovic Benedikt (Serbian: Божидар Дамјановић Бенедикт) is a Canadian writer and film maker born on April 7, 1938., in the small Serbian town of Vinica.
B. W. Powe Bruce William Powe (born 23 March 1955) is a Canadian writer poet, novelist, essayist, philosopher, and teacher.
Barbara Fradkin Barbara Fradkin, née Currie, is a Canadian mystery writer, and a two-time winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel.
Barbara Gowdy Barbara Gowdy, CM (born 25 June 1950) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer.
Barbara Sibbald Barbara Sibbald is a Canadian novelist and an award-winning freelance journalist based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Barry Callaghan Barry Morley Joseph Callaghan (born July 5, 1937) is a Canadian author, poet and anthologist.
Basil King William Benjamin Basil King was a Canadian-born clergyman who became a writer after retiring from the clergy.
Bea González Béa Gonzalez is a novelist who was born in Vigo, Spain, and immigrated to Canada as a child.
Ben Barzman Ben Barzman (October 12, 1910 – December 15, 1989) was a Canadian journalist, screenwriter, and novelist.
Bernice Morgan Bernice Morgan (born 8 Feb 1935) is a Canadian writer, born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Bertram Brooker Bertram Richard Brooker (March 31, 1888 – March 22, 1955) was a Canadian writer, painter, musician, and advertising agency executive.
Bertrand William Sinclair Bertrand William Sinclair was a Canadian novelist known for a series of westerns set in the United States, and also for a series of novels set in his home province of British Columbia.
Betty Lambert Betty Lambert, born Elizabeth Minnie Lee (August 23, 1933 – November 4, 1983) was a Canadian writer.
Bharati Mukherjee Bharati Mukherjee (born July 27, 1940) is an Indian-born American writer who is currently a professor in the department of English at the University of California, Berkeley.
Biff Mitchell Biff Mitchell (born 1947) is a novelist, satirist, and humorist Born in Toronto, Ontario, Mitchell graduated from the University of New Brunswick with an honors degree in English Literature in 1974.
Bill Cameron William Lorne "Bill" Cameron (January 23, 1943 – March 12, 2005) was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and grew up in Vancouver, La Jolla, California and Ottawa.
Bill Gallaher (author) Bill Gallaher is the best selling author of a number of books that feature Canadian historical figures.
Bill Gaston Bill Gaston (born 1953) is a Canadian novelist, playwright and short story writer.
Billie Livingston Billie Livingston is a Canadian novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet.
Blaine Marchand Blaine Marchand (born 1949 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian writer.
Brendan McLeod Brendan McLeod is a Canadian spoken word artist, musician and novelist.
Brett Alexander Savory Brett Alexander Savory is the Bram Stoker Award-winning editor-in-chief of ChiZine: Treatments of Light and Shade in Words, Co-Publisher of ChiZine Publications, has had over 50 short storie...
Brett Josef Grubisic Brett Josef Grubisic is a Canadian novelist and editor, and professor of English at the University of British Columbia.
Brian Brett Brian Brett is a Canadian poet and novelist.
Brian Fawcett Brian Fawcett is a Canadian writer and cultural analyst who lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Cynthia Holz Cynthia Holz is an American-born Canadian author.
D. Y. Béchard Deni Yvan Béchard (born British Columbia) is a Canadian-American novelist.
Dan Ross (novelist) W. E. Daniel "Dan" Ross (1912-1995) is a bestselling Canadian novelist from Saint John, New Brunswick who wrote over 300 books in a variety of genres and under a variety of mostly female pseudon...
Dan Vyleta Dan Vyleta is a German-Canadian writer, whose novel The Crooked Maid was shortlisted for the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize.
Dani Couture Danielle (Dani) Couture (born 1978) is a Canadian poet and novelist.
Daniel Allen Cox Daniel Allen Cox (born February 3, 1976) is a Canadian author and screenwriter.
David Chariandy David Chariandy is a Canadian writer and one of the co-founders of Commodore Books.
David Gibbins David Gibbins (born 1962) is a Canadian-born underwater archaeologist and a bestselling novelist.
David Gilmour (writer) David Gilmour BA Hons (French), BEd (born 22 December 1949) is a Canadian fiction novelist, former television journalist, film festival member and visiting lecturer at the University of Toronto.
David Gurr David Hugh Courtney Gurr is a Canadian writer and author of literary novels and political thrillers.
David Helwig David Helwig (born April 5, 1938) is a Canadian poet, novelist and essayist.
David Macfarlane David Macfarlane (born 1952 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian journalist, playwright and novelist.
David Morrell David Morrell (born April 24, 1943) is a Canadian-American novelist, best known for his debut 1972 novel First Blood, which would later become the successful Rambo film franchise starring Sy...
Dennis Bock Dennis Bock (born August 28, 1964) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer, lecturer at the University of Toronto, travel writer and book reviewer.
Dennis Foon Dennis Foon (born November 18, 1951 in Detroit) is an award-winning playwright, producer, screenwriter and novelist.
Derek McCormack (writer) Jonathon Derek McCormack (born 20 June 1969) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer whose work is characterized by its extreme brevity and its humorous, often distinctly queer forms of se...
Diane Schoemperlen Diane Mavis Schoemperlen (born July 9, 1954) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer.
Dianne Warren Dianne Warren (born August 28, 1950 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian novelist, dramatist and short story writer, who lives in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Dick Diespecker Richard Alan Diespecker (March 1, 1907 — February 11, 1973) was a Canadian novelist and journalist.
Didier Leclair Didier Leclair (born Didier Kabagema, Montreal, 1967) is a Canadian francophone fiction writer currently based in Toronto.
Dionne Brand Dionne Brand (born January 7, 1953) is a Canadian poet, novelist, essayist and documentarian.
Don Coles Donald L. Coles, also known as Don Coles, is a Canadian poet and a novelist.
Don Gutteridge (author) Donald George Gutteridge (born 30 September 1937) is a Canadian author of poetry, fiction and scholarly works.
Don Hannah Don Hannah (born in Shediac, New Brunswick) is a Canadian playwright and novelist.
Donald Akenson Donald Harman Akenson (born May 22, 1941, Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a historian and author.
Donald Jack Donald Lamont Jack (6 December 1924 – 2 June 2003) was a Canadian novelist and playwright.
Dragan Todorović Dragan Todorović (Serbian: Драган Тодоровић; born in September 1958 in Kragujevac, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia) is a writer and multimedia artist.
E.R. Seary Edgar Ronald Seary (b. 1908, Sheffield, England — 1984) was an educator and author of two influentially and important books regarding the history of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Edeet Ravel Edeet Ravel is an Israeli-Canadian novelist born in Israel and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Eden Robinson Eden Victoria Lena Robinson (born 19 January 1968) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer.
Edith Archibald Edith Jessie Archibald (1854–1936) was a Canadian suffragist and writer who led the Maritime Women's Christian Temperance Union (WTCU) and the National Council of Women of Canada and the Local C...
Edith Summers Kelley Edith Summers Kelley (April 28, 1884 – June 9, 1956) was a Canadian-born author who lived and worked in the United States, and is best known for her 1923 novel Weeds (1923), set in the hills...
Elwy Yost Elwy McMurran Yost, was a television host, best known for hosting CBC Television's weekday Passport to Adventure series from 1965 to 1967, and TVOntario's weekday Magic Shadows, from 19...
Elyse Friedman Elyse Friedman born in Toronto, Canada and was raised in North York, Ontario.
Emily Schultz Emily Schultz is a Canadian-American Wallaceburg born fiction writer and the author of Black Coffee Night, a Danuta Gleed nominated 2002 collection of stories.
Emma Donoghue Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-born playwright, literary historian and novelist now living in Canada.
Emmanuel Aquin Emmanuel Aquin is a Canadian novelist, screenwriter, editor, graphic artist and illustrator.
Eric Koch Eric Otto Koch is a Canadian author, broadcaster and professor.
Eric P McCormack Eric P McCormack (born February 3, 1938) is a Scottish-born Canadian author known for works blending absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, gothic horror and the search for identity and pers...
Ethel Wilson Ethel Davis Wilson, OC (January 20, 1888 - December 22, 1980) was a Canadian writer of short stories and novels.
Evan Solomon Evan Solomon (born April 20, 1968) is a Canadian writer, magazine publisher and radio-television journalist, who currently hosts the nightly series Power & Politics on CBC News Network and C...
Evelyn Eaton Evelyn Sybil Mary Eaton (22 December 1902 – 17 July 1983) was a Canadian novelist, short-story writer, poet and academic known for her early novels set in New France, and later writings which ex...
Frances Greenslade (writer) Frances Greenslade is a Canadian writer born in St. Catharines, Ontario, where she grew up with four sisters and one brother playing among the orchards of the Niagara Peninsula.
Frances Itani Frances Susan Itani (born 25 August 1942) (née Hill) is a Canadian fiction writer, poet and essayist.
Francine Noël Francine Noël (born 1945 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian writer, whose 2005 work La Femme de ma vie won the 2006 edition of Première Chaîne's Le Combat des livres.
Francis Pollock Francis Pollock (February 4 1876–1957) was an early twentieth-century Canadian science fiction writer.
Frank L. Packard Frank Lucius Packard (February 2, 1877 - February 17, 1942) was a Canadian novelist.
Frank L. Pollack Frank Lillie Pollock, (1876–1957) was the pen name of an early Twentieth-Century Canadian science fiction writer, Francis Pollock.
Frank McKelvey Bell Lieutenant-Colonel Frank McKelvey Bell was a Canadian soldier and author who penned A Romance of the Halifax Disaster (1918).
Frank Parker Day Frank Parker Day (9 May 1881 at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia – 30 July 1950 at Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) was a Canadian athlete, academic and author.
Franklin D. McDowell Franklin Davey McDowell (1888 - 1965) was a Canadian writer, whose novel The Champlain Road won the Governor General's Award for English language fiction in 1939.
Fred Bodsworth Charles Frederick Bodsworth was a Canadian writer, journalist and amateur naturalist.
Fred Stenson (writer) Frederick Stenson is a Canadian writer of historical fiction and non-fiction relating to the Canadian West.
Frederick Philip Grove Frederick Philip Grove (February 14, 1879 – September 9, 1948) was a German-born Canadian novelist and translator.
Frederick William Wallace Frederick William Wallace (11 December 1886-15 July 1958) was a journalist, photographer, historian and novelist.
G. Herbert Sallans George Herbert Sallans (April 20, 1895 - November 18, 1960) was a Canadian writer and journalist, whose novel Little Man won the Governor General's Award for English language fiction and the...
Gordon Stewart Anderson Gordon Stewart Anderson (1958 – July 8, 1991) was a Canadian writer, whose novel The Toronto You Are Leaving was published by his mother 15 years after his death.
Graeme Gibson Graeme C. Gibson, (born 9 August 1934) is a Canadian novelist who lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Grant Allen Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24, 1848 – October 25, 1899) was a science writer and novelist, and a successful upholder of the theory of evolution.
Greg Hollingshead Gregory "Greg" Hollingshead, CM (born 25 Feb 1947 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian novelist.
Greg Kramer Greg Kramer (1961 – April 8, 2013) was a British-born Canadian author, actor, director, and magician.
Grey Owl Grey Owl (or Wa-sha-quon-asin, from the Ojibwe wenjiganoozhiinh, meaning "great horned owl" or "great grey owl") was the name Archibald Belaney (September 18, 1888 – April...
Gu Hua Gu Hua (June 20, 1942) (traditional :古華, simpified :古华, Original:羅鴻玉 Luo Hongyu) is a Chinese novelist born in the People's Republic of China.
Guillaume Vigneault Guillaume Vigneault, born on August 5, 1970, in Montreal, Canada, is a novelist, son of Gilles Vigneault.
Guy Vanderhaeghe Guy Clarence Vanderhaeghe, OC, SOM (born April 5, 1951) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer, best known for his two Western novels, The Englishman's Boy and The Last Crossing, ...
Gwendolyn MacEwen Gwendolyn Margaret MacEwen (1 September 1941 – 29 November 1987) was a Canadian poet and novelist.
Gwethalyn Graham Gwethalyn Graham (January 18, 1913 - November 25, 1965) was a Canadian writer, whose 1944 novel Earth and High Heaven was the first Canadian book to reach number one on the New York Times Be...
Gérard Bessette Gérard Bessette (Sainte-Anne-de-Sabrevois, Quebec, 25 February 1920 – Kingston, Ontario, 21 February 2005) was a French Canadian writer and educator.
Gérard Bouchard Gérard Bouchard is a historian, sociologist and writer from Quebec, Canada, affiliated with the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.
H. Bedford-Jones Henry James O'Brien Bedford-Jones (1887–1949) was a Canadian historical, adventure fantasy, science fiction, crime and Western writer who became a naturalized United States citizen in 1908.
H. S. Bhabra Hargurchet Singh Bhabra was a British Asian writer and broadcaster who settled in Canada.
Hal Niedzviecki Hal Niedzviecki (born January 9, 1971) is a Canadian novelist and cultural critic.
Harold Horwood Harold Andrew Horwood, CM (November 2, 1923 – April 16, 2006) was a Newfoundland and Labrador novelist and non-fiction writer and onetime politician.
Harold Sonny Ladoo Harold Sonny Ladoo (1945–1973) was a Caribbean novelist and author of two books documenting the struggles of living in poverty in the Hindu communities of Trinidad and Tobago.
Harold Standish Harold Edwin Standish (24 September 1919 - 15 April 1972) was a Canadian poet and novelist, best known for his 1949 novel The Golden Time and his long poem The Lake of Souls (1957).
Harriet Vaughan Cheney Harriet Vaughan Cheney (September 9, 1796 - May 14, 1889) was an American-Canadian novelist.
Heather O'Neill Heather O'Neill is a Canadian novelist, poet, short story writer, screenwriter and journalist.
Heather Robertson Heather Robertson (born 1942) is a Canadian journalist, novelist and non-fiction writer.
Helen Humphreys Helen Humphreys (born 13 June 1961) is a Canadian poet and novelist who has written several books.
Herb Curtis Herb Curtis (born 1949) is a Canadian novelist and humourist who writes about and has long lived in New Brunswick.
Hilda Kay Grant Hilda Kay Grant (November 29, 1910 – May 11, 1996) was a Canadian writer and artist.
Holley Rubinsky Holley Rubinsky is a fiction writer who lives in British Columbia, Canada.
Hubert Aquin Hubert Aquin (24 October 1929 – 15 March 1977) was a Quebec novelist, political activist, essayist, filmmaker and editor.
Hugh Garner Hugh Garner (February 22, 1913 – June 30, 1979) was a Canadian novelist.
Hugh Hood Hugh John Blagdon Hood, OC (b in Toronto, Ontario 30 Apr 1928 – d in Montreal, Quebec 1 Aug 2000) was a Canadian novelist, short story writer, essayist and university professor.
Hugh MacLennan John Hugh MacLennan, CC, CQ (March 20, 1907 – November 9, 1990) was a Canadian author and professor of English at McGill University.
Hédi Bouraoui Hédi Bouraoui (born July 16, 1932 in Sfax, Tunisia) is a Tunisian/Canadian poet, novelist and academic, who regularly deals with themes involving the transcendence of cultural boundaries.
Ian Adams Ian Adams is a Canadian author of fiction and non-fiction novels.
Ibi Kaslik Ibolya "Ibi" Kaslik (born August 20, 1973 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian novelist, freelance journalist, and teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto.
Isabel Mackay Isabel Ecclestone Mackay (November 25, 1875 – August 15, 1928), born Isabel Ecclestone Macpherson, was a Canadian writer.
Isabella Valancy Crawford Isabella Valancy Crawford (25 December 1850 – 12 February 1887) was an Irish-born Canadian writer and poet.
Isidore Gordon Ascher Isidore Gordon Gottschalk Ascher (1835–1933) was a British-Canadian novelist and poet.
J. Jill Robinson Jacqueline Jill Robinson (born June 16, 1955) is a western Canadian writer, editor and teacher.
J.M. Frey J.M. Frey is a bisexual Canadian science fiction and fantasy author.
Jack Hodgins Jack Hodgins (born October 3, 1938) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer.
Jack Whyte Jack Whyte (born 1940) is a Scottish-Canadian novelist of historical fiction.
Jacques Ferron Jacques Ferron (January 20, 1921 – April 22, 1985) was a Canadian physician and author.
Jacques Godbout Jacques Godbout, CQ is a Canadian novelist, essayist, children's writer, journalist, filmmaker and poet.
Jacques Poulin Jacques Poulin (born 23 Sep 1937 at Saint-Gédéon, Quebec) is a Canadian novelist with a quiet and intimate style of writing.
Jake MacDonald Jake MacDonald (born 1949) is a Canadian author who lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
James Archibald Houston James Archibald Houston, OC, FRSA (June 12, 1921 – April 17, 2005) was a Canadian artist, designer, children's author and film-maker who played an important role in the recognition of Inuit art ...
James Bacque James Bacque (born 19 May 1929) is a Canadian novelist, publisher and book editor.
James De Mille James De Mille was a professor at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, and an early Canadian popular writer who published numerous works of popular fiction from the late 1860s through the 1870s.
James Heneghan James Heneghan (born 1930) is a British–Canadian author of children's and young-adult novels.
James Valitchka James Valitchka, (born 1995) is a motivational speaker and author who works to inspire children, students and professionals worldwide.
Jean Little Jean Little is a Canadian author born on January 2, 1932.
Jean McNeil Jean McNeil is a Canadian fiction and travel author.
Jean Smith Jean Smith (born August 1, 1959 Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian musician, best known as the lead singer of the Vancouver band Mecca Normal, as well as a painter, novelist, lecturer an...
Jean-Jacques Pelletier Jean-Jacques Pelletier (born 1947) is a French Canadian philosophy professor and author.
Jeannette Armstrong Jeannette Armstrong (born 1948) is an Okanagan Canadian author, educator, artist, and activist.
Jeffrey Round Jeffrey Round is a Canadian writer, director and composer, who has published poetry, literary fiction and mystery novels.
Joan Clark Joan Clark BA, D.Litt (hon.) (née MacDonald) (born 12 October 1934) is a Canadian fiction author.
Joan Haggerty Joan Haggerty (born 26 April 1940) is a Canadian novelist.
Joan Thomas Joan Thomas is a Canadian novelist and book reviewer, whose debut novel Reading By Lightning won the 2009 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book (Canada/Caribbean) as well as the Am...
Jock Brandis Jock Brandis is an author, film actor, film technician, inventor and humanitarian.
Joel Thomas Hynes Joel Thomas Hynes (born 1976 in Calvert, Newfoundland and Labrador) is a Canadian writer, performer and actor.
Joel Yanofsky Joel Yanofsky is a Canadian novelist and literary columnist.
Joey Comeau Joey Comeau (born September 26, 1980) is a Canadian writer.
Johanna Skibsrud Johanna Shively Skibsrud (born 1980) is a Canadian writer, whose debut novel The Sentimentalists won the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize.
John Bemrose John Bemrose is a Canadian arts journalist, novelist, poet and playwright.
John Glassco John Glassco (December 15, 1909 – January 29, 1981) was a Canadian poet, memoirist and novelist.
John Kennett Starnes John Kennett Starnes is a Canadian retired civil servant, diplomat, and novelist.
John Lent John Lent is a Canadian poet and novelist, as well as a college teacher of creative writing and literature.
John MacLachlan Gray John MacLachlan Gray, OC is a Canadian writer-composer-performer for stage, TV, film, radio and print.
John Mantley John Truman Mantley (Toronto, Canada, April 25, 1920, died Sherman Oaks, California, January 14, 2003) was a Canadian theatrical actor, writer, director, screenwriter and producer of the long-ru...
John Marlyn John Marlyn was an Austro-Hungarian-born Canadian writer who also used the pseudonym Vincent Reid when writing science fiction.
Jonathan Goldstein (author) Jonathan Stuart Goldstein (born August 22, 1969) is an American-Canadian author, humourist and radio producer.
Josef Škvorecký Josef Škvorecký, CM ( September 27, 1924 – January 3, 2012) was a Czech writer and publisher who spent much of his life in Canada.
Joseph Boyden Joseph Boyden (born October 31, 1966) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer.
Joseph Kertes Joseph Kertes (born 1951) is a writer who escaped from Hungary with his family to Canada after the revolution of 1956.
Joseph Marmette Joseph-Étienne-Eugène Marmette was a Canadian novelist and historian.
Jovette Marchessault Jovette Marchessault (February 9, 1938 - December 31, 2012) was a Canadian writer and artist from Quebec, who worked in a variety of literary and artistic domains including novels, poetry, playw...
Joy Fielding Joy Fielding (née Tepperman; born March 18, 1945) is a Canadian novelist and actress.
Joy Kogawa Joy Nozomi Kogawa, CM, OBC (born June 6, 1935) is a Canadian poet and novelist of Japanese descent.
Judith Duncan Judith Duncan is a popular author of romance novels published primarily by Harlequin Enterprises between 1983 and 2002.
K. V. Johansen K.V. Johansen (born 1968) is a Canadian fantasy, science fiction, and children's author.
Karen Connelly Karen Marie Connelly is a Canadian writer and poet who has written extensively about her experiences living in Greece, Thailand and Canada.
Karen X. Tulchinsky Karen X. Tulchinsky is a Canadian novelist, short story writer, anthologist and screenwriter from Vancouver, British Columbia.
Karim Alrawi Karim Alrawi (Arabic كريم الراوي) is a writer born in Alexandria, Egypt.
Kate Bridges Kate Bridges (b. 1959 in Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian writer of romance novels since 2002.
Kate Pullinger Kate Pullinger is a Canadian novelist and author of digital fiction, lecturing at De Montfort University, England.
Kate Taylor (novelist) Katherine Mary Taylor is a Canadian critic and novelist, a cultural journalist at the Globe and Mail newspaper and author of two novels, Mme Proust and the Kosher Kitchen and A Man in Unif...
Katherine Govier Katherine Mary Govier (born July 4, 1948) is a Canadian novelist.
Kathleen McDonnell Kathleen Elizabeth McDonnell (born 1947 Chicago) is a noted Canadian author.
Kathleen Winter Kathleen Winter (born February 25, 1960) is a Canadian short story writer and novelist.
Kathleen Yearwood Kathleen Yearwood is a Canadian experimental singer-songwriter and author, born in 1958.
Kathy Page Kathy Page (born April 8, 1958) is a British-born writer now living in Canada.
Katrina Onstad Katrina Onstad is a noted Canadian journalist and novelist.
Keath Fraser Keath Fraser (born 25 December 1944 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian fiction author.
Keith Maillard Keith Maillard (born 28 February 1942 in Wheeling, West Virginia) is a fiction author and poet.
Kelley Armstrong Kelley Armstrong (born 14 December 1968) is a Canadian writer, primarily of fantasy novels since 2001.
Ken McGoogan Ken McGoogan is the Canadian author of eleven books, including 50 Canadians Who Changed the World, How the Scots Invented Canada, and four biographical narratives focusing on northern exploratio...
Ken Mitchell Ken Mitchell is a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright.
Kenneth J. Harvey Kenneth Joseph Thomas Harvey (born 22 January 1962) is a Canadian writer.
Kent Stetson Kent Stetson is a Canadian playwright and novelist.
Lawrence Hill Lawrence Hill (born 1957) is an award-winning Canadian novelist and memoirist.
Lawrence Ytzhak Braithwaite Lawrence Christopher Patrick (aka Ytzhak) Braithwaite (March 17, 1963 – 14 July 2008) was a novelist, spoken word artist, dub poet, essayist, digital drummer and short fiction writer.
Leah McLaren Leah McLaren (born November 7, 1975) is a Canadian author and newspaper columnist.
Lee Chambers Lee Chambers (born 4 February 1970) is a British-Canadian writer, film director, and producer.
Lee Gowan Nelson Lee Gowan MFA (born in 1961) is a Canadian novelist.
Lee Henderson Lee Henderson is a Canadian writer, the author of The Broken Record Technique (Penguin Canada 2002) and The Man Game (Penguin Canada, August 2008).
Lee Maracle Lee Maracle (born July 2, 1950) is a Canadian First Nations poet and author.
Leilah Nadir Leilah Nadir is an Iraqi Canadian novelist and writer.
Len Peterson Leonard Byron Peterson was a Canadian playwright, screenwriter and novelist.
Leo McKay, Jr. Leo McKay, Jr. (born June 19, 1964) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer from Stellarton, Nova Scotia.
Leon Rooke Leon Rooke, CM (born September 11, 1934) is a Canadian novelist.
Leona Gom Leona Gom is a Canadian poet and novelist.
Leonard Cohen Leonard Norman Cohen, (born 21 September 1934) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist.
Lesley Choyce Lesley Choyce (born 21 March 1951) is a Canadian author of novels, non-fiction, children's books, and poetry.
Lola Lemire Tostevin Lola Lemire Tostevin (born June 15, 1937 in Timmins, Ontario) is a Canadian poet and novelist.
Lori Lansens Lori Lansens is a Canadian novelist and screenwriter.
Louis Émond Louis Émond (born November 9, 1969) is a Quebec writer.
Louise Penny Louise Penny (born 1958) is a Canadian author of mystery novels set in the Canadian province of Quebec centred on the work of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec.
Louky Bersianik Louky Bersianik (Lucile Durand) (14 November 1930 Montreal, Quebec – 3 December 2011) was a French Canadian novelist.
Lucy Maud Montgomery Lucy Maud Montgomery (November 30, 1874 April 24, 1942), called "Maud" by family and friends and publicly known as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of nove...
Lydia Kwa Lydia Kwa (born 1959 in Singapore) is a Canadian writer and psychologist.
Lyn Hamilton Lyn Elizabeth Hamilton was a Canadian author of archaeological mystery novels.
Lynn Coady Lynn Coady (born January 24, 1970) is a Canadian novelist and journalist.
Marina Endicott Marina Endicott (born in 1958) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer.
Marion Quednau Marion Quednau is a Canadian author, poet and children's writer who lives in Mission, British Columbia.
Marjorie Celona Marjorie Celona (born January 7, 1981) is an American-Canadian writer.
Marjorie Morgan Marjorie Morgan (1915 – July 10, 2007) was a Canadian writer and author.
Marjorie Pickthall Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall (September 14, 1883, Gunnersbury, London, – April 19, 1922, Vancouver), was a Canadian writer who was born in England but lived in Canada from the time sh...
Marjorie Wilkins Campbell Marjorie Wilkins Campbell (1901 - November 23, 1986) was a Canadian historical writer, who won the Governor General's Award for English-language non-fiction in 1950 for her book The Saskatchew...
Mark A. Rayner Mark A. Rayner is a Canadian author of satire, humour and speculative fiction from London, Ontario.
Mary Swan Mary Swan is a Canadian novelist and short story writer.
Matt Cohen (writer) Matthew ("Matt") Cohen (30 December 1942 – 2 December 1999) was a Canadian writer, who published both mainstream literature under his own name and children's literature under the pseudonym Te...
Matthew Schreuder Matthew Schreuder (born 1971 in Canada) is a writer, who lives in Sydney, Australia.
Mavis Gallant Mavis Leslie Gallant, née Young (born 11 August 1922) is a Canadian writer.
Max Braithwaite John Victor Maxwell Braithwaite (7 December 1911 – 19 March 1995) was a Canadian novelist and non-fiction author.
Mazo de la Roche Mazo de la Roche (January 15, 1879 – July 12, 1961), born Mazo Louise Roche in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, was the author of the Jalna novels, one of the most popular series of books of he...
Michael Bedard Michael Bedard (born June 26, 1949 Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian novelist.
Michael Connelly Michael Connelly (born July 21, 1956) is an American author of detective novels and other crime fiction, notably those featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch and criminal defense atto...
Michael D. O'Brien Michael D. O'Brien (b. 1948) is a Roman Catholic author, artist, and frequent essayist and lecturer on faith and culture, living in Combermere, Ontario, Canada.
Michael Harris (journalist) Michael Harris (born 1948) is an award-winning Canadian author, investigative journalist, and radio personality who hosted an afternoon radio talk show, "Michael Harris Live", on Ottawa-based CF...
Michel Désautels Michel Désautels (born May 7, 1951) is a Canadian writer and journalist, recently best known as the host of Désautels, the afternoon news and information program on the Première Chaîne radio...
Patrick deWitt Patrick deWitt is a Canadian novelist and screenwriter.
Patrick Lane Patrick Lane is an award-winning Canadian poet.
Patrick Roscoe Patrick Roscoe is a novelist, short story writer, and actor.
Patrick Taylor (author) Patrick Taylor is a retired medical researcher, professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia, and best-selling novelist.
Patti Starr Patricia "Patti" Starr (born 1943) was the chair of Ontario Place from 1986 to 1989.
Paul Almond Paul Almond, is a Canadian former television and motion picture screenwriter, director and producer, and since 1990 has been a novelist.
Paul Hiebert Paul Gerhardt Hiebert (17 July 1892 — 6 September 1987) was a Canadian writer and humorist best known for his book Sarah Binks (1947), which was awarded the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour ...
Paul Marlowe Paul Marlowe is a Canadian author of historical fiction and science fiction.
Paul Nicholas Mason Paul Nicholas Mason is a Canadian novelist, playwright, and occasional journalist.
Paul O'Neill (author) Paul O'Neill OC (October 1928 – August 12, 2013) was a writer, historian and former CBC producer.
Paul Quarrington Paul Lewis Quarrington was a Canadian novelist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, musician and educator.
Phillipe-Ignace François Aubert de Gaspé Philippe-Ignace-Francois Aubert de Gaspé, or simply Philippe Aubert de Gaspé (1814–7 March 1841) was a Canadian writer and is credited with writing the first French Canadian novel.
Pierre Billon Pierre Billon, born in Geneva on June 15, 1937, is a québécois writer.
Pierre Nepveu Pierre Nepveu (born 16 September 1946 in Montreal) is a famous French Canadian poet, novelist and essayist.
Pierre Trottier Pierre Trottier (March 21, 1925 – April 9, 2010) was a Canadian novelist.
Rabindranath Maharaj Rabindranath Maharaj (born April 1955, in Trinidad) is a Canadian novelist, short story writer, and a founding editor of the Canadian literary journal Lichen.
Rachel Cusk Rachel Cusk (born 1967, Canada) is an author.
Ralph Allen (journalist) Ralph Allen (August 25, 1913 – December 2, 1966) was a Canadian journalist, editor, and novelist.
Ralph Connor Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (September 13, 1860 – October 31, 1937) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church ...
Randy Boyagoda Soharn Randy Boyagoda is a Canadian writer and critic best known for his novels Governor of the Northern Province and Beggar's Feast.
Ranj Dhaliwal Ranj Dhaliwal (born July 14, 1976) is a Vancouver-born Indo-Canadian author who grew up in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.
Rawi Hage Rawi Hage (born 1964) is a Canadian writer and photographer.
Ray Robertson Ray Robertson is a Canadian novelist and a contributing book reviewer at The Globe and Mail.
Raymond Fraser Raymond Fraser (born May 8, 1941) is a Canadian author.
Raymond Knister John Raymond Knister (27 May 1899 – 29 Aug 1932) was a Canadian poet, novelist, story writer, columnist, and reviewer, "known primarily for his realistic narratives set in rural Canada .
Sinclair Ross James Sinclair Ross, CM (January 22, 1908 – February 29, 1996) was a Canadian banker and author, best known for his fiction about life in the Canadian prairies.
Sir Gilbert Parker, 1st Baronet Sir Horatio Gilbert George Parker, 1st Baronet PC (23 November 1862 – 6 September 1932), known as Gilbert Parker, Canadian novelist and British politician, was born at Camden East, Addingt...
Sky Lee Sky Lee (born September 15, 1952 in Port Alberni, British Columbia) is a Canadian artist and novelist.
Solomon Cleaver Solomon Cleaver (1855–1939) was a Winnipeg minister and storyteller best known for his adaptation of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables, published in 1935 as Jean Val Jean.
Sondra Gotlieb Sondra Gotlieb (born 1936 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian journalist and novelist who lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Spider Robinson Spider Robinson (born November 24, 1948) is an American-born Canadian Hugo and Nebula Award winning science fiction author.
Stanley Evans (author) Stanley Evans (born 1931) is a full-time Canadian writer who has been a soldier, a surveyor, and deep-sea fisherman.
Stefan Molyneux Stefan Basil Molyneux (born 24 September 1966) is a Canadian blogger, essayist, author, philosopher and host of the Freedomain Radio series of podcasts on political philosophy, atheism, personal...
Stefan Psenak Stefan Psenak (born 1969 in Joliette, Quebec) is a Québécois poet, playwright and novelist.
Stephen Henighan Stephen Patrick Glanvill Henighan (born 19 June 1960) is a Canadian novelist, short story writer, journalist and academic.
Susanna Kearsley Susanna Kearsley (born in Brantford, Ontario) is a Canadian historical novelist.
Susanna Moodie Susanna Moodie (born Strickland; 6 December 1803 – 8 April 1885) was an English-born Canadian author who wrote about her experiences as a settler in Canada, which was a British colony at t...
Susie Moloney Susie Moloney (born February 27, 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian author of horror fiction.
Suwanda HJ Sugunasiri Suwanda H. J. Sugunasiri is a Lifelong Learner, Pioneer in several areas – Canadian Buddhism, South Asian Canadian Literature and Canadian Multiculturalism Multifaith Activist, Creative Writer, ...
Suzanne Jacob Suzanne Jacob (born 1943) is a Canadian novelist, poet, playwright, singer-songwriter, and critic.
Suzanne Martel Suzanne Martel (October 8, 1924 - July 29, 2012) was a French Canadian journalist, novelist and author for Quebecois youth.
Suzanne Paradis Suzanne Paradis (b Quebec City, Quebec 27 Oct 1936) is a Canadian poet, novelist and critic based in Quebec.
Suzette Mayr Suzette Mayr is a Canadian poet and novelist who has written three critically acclaimed novels.
Sylvia Fraser Sylvia Fraser (born 8 March 1935 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian novelist, journalist and travel writer.
Tiffany Clare Tiffany Clare is an author of historical romance novels.
Tim Bowling Tim Bowling is a Canadian novelist and poet.
Tim Wynne-Jones Tim Wynne-Jones, (born 12 August 1948) is an English–Canadian author of children's literature, including picture books and novels for children and young adults, novels for adults, radio drama...
Vicki Delany Vicki Delany (born Victoria Ann Cargo; 1951 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian mystery novelist.
Victor Suthren Victor Suthren (born March 2, 1942) is a Canadian writer and historian.
Vincent Lam Vincent Lam is a Canadian writer and medical doctor.
W. D. Valgardson William Dempsey Valgardson (born 7 May 1939) is a Canadian novelist, short story writer, and poet.
W. O. Mitchell William Ormond Mitchell, PC, OC better known as W.O. Mitchell (March 13, 1914 – February 25, 1998) was a Canadian writer and broadcaster.
W. P. Kinsella William Patrick Kinsella, OC, OBC (born May 25, 1935) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer, known for his novel Shoeless Joe (1982), which was adapted into the movie Field of Drea...
Wade Rowland Wade Rowland is a Canadian science, technology, and travel writer.
Warren Cariou Warren Cariou is a writer and Associate Professor of English at the University of Manitoba.
Will Aitken Will Aitken is an American-Canadian novelist, journalist and film critic.
Will Ferguson William Stener "Will" Ferguson (born October 12, 1964) is a Canadian writer and novelist best known for his humorous observations on Canadian history and culture.
William Bell (author) William E. Bell (born 1945 in Toronto, Canada) is a Canadian author of young adult fiction.
William C. Heine William C. Heine is a Canadian author, best known for The Last Canadian, a science fiction novel filmed as The Patriot starring Steven Seagal.
William Deverell William Herbert Deverell (born March 4, 1937) is a Canadian novelist, activist, and criminal lawyer.
William Douw Lighthall William Douw Lighthall (December 27, 1857 – August 3, 1954), K.C., LL.D., F.R.S.C. (often referred to as W.D. Lighthall), can be and has been described as a Canadian "lawyer, histori...
William P. Young William Paul Young (born May 11, 1955) is a Canadian author, best known for The Shack, a novel.
William Sarjeant William Antony Swithin Sarjeant (15 July 1935 – 8 July 2002), also known by the pen name Antony Swithin, was a professor of geology at University of Saskatchewan.
William Weintraub William Weintraub, (born February 19, 1926) is a Canadian journalist, author, filmmaker and lecturer, known for his long association with Canada's National Film Board (NFB).
Winifred Bambrick Winifred Estella Bambrick (February 21, 1892 - April 11, 1969) was a Canadian classical musician and novelist.
Winnifred Eaton Winnifred Eaton, (August 21, 1875 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada – April 8, 1954 in Butte, Montana, United States) was a Canadian author.
Xiaowen Zeng Xiaowen Zeng（） is a Chinese author living in Toronto, Canada.
Yann Martel Yann Martel (born June 25, 1963) is a Canadian author best known for the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi.
Yasuko Thanh Yasuko Nguyen Thanh is a Canadian writer and guitarist born June 30, 1971 in Victoria, British Columbia to a German mother and a Vietnamese father.