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Filmmaker, writer, publisher. Alexander has worked on both sides of the camera on TV, movie, commercial, and music video productions. Now running Canmore based Renegade Arts Entertainment and involved in TV and movie development and production.
25 Prospect Heights, Canmore, AB T1W 2S2
Soul food for mountain people: connecting our readers through inspired storytelling, outstanding imagery, and epic gatherings. Representing the Rockies since 2008. Highline inspires readers to seek more meaningful connections to mountain landscapes and mountain town culture. The quarterly print and digital magazine is an embodiment of the playful, adventurous and earth-friendly spirit of the people who call these mountains home and those that come here in pursuit of their dreams. The magazine is distributed in select gear shops, outdoor centres, cafes, boutique hotels, and on countertops and coffee tables throughout the Rockies and Calgary.
317 8th Avenue, Canmore, AB T1W 2E6
Canadian Rocky Mountain Merchant Services . . . writing, creative design layout, editing, desktop publishing, product distribution, bookkeeping. Children’s book author and self-publisher, focusing on mountain and other wilderness environments. Titles: In the Path of Great Bear, Magic in the Mountains, Where Wolves Are Wild, First Day of School, Mom, What Can Be Done?
Life of the Trail series depicting the early history of hiking trails in the Rockies plus a complete hiking guide for each route. Illustrated with approximately 40 historical and 40 current images and includes a brief biography of historical characters. Emerson is available to give illustrated talks on the history of the routes.
Author, Eva's Kitchen Confidence and Eva's Hungarian Kitchen. Her most recent book Snapshots... Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain is autobiographical and is suitable for young adults.
Author of children’s picture books and pre-teen novels published in Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain. R. Ross Annett Award, Mr. Christie Silver and Parenting Magazine Reading Magic Award. Readings, presentations and workshops at schools, libraries and conferences.
Researcher, writer and production manager in video productions, McCloskey Productions Inc. Writer of environmental and science education and interpretive materials. Author of children's book Wind Over Dark Tickle, made into a national television special. Winner of an American Outdoor Writers´ Association Award.
Helen Rose Publishing
Based on the true story of a woman's search for understanding and belonging, 53 Grove Road portrays her struggle to survive her adoption into an abusive and alcoholic home.
Kathy and Craig are a husband and wife team who for the last 18 years have boot-tested all the trails in the 11 hiking guidebooks they've written. Their publications include the bestselling Don't Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies - The Opinionated Hiking Guide and their newest book, Heading Outdoors Eventually Leads Within.
Jerry Auld / Mountain Fiction
Author of Hooker & Brown, novel chasing the mystery of the eponymous peaks that were thought to be the highest in the Canadian Rockies for most of the 1800s, and led the early explorers to discover the Columbia Icefield and all the highest peaks. The problem: they did not exist, but their inspiration did. The novel searches instead for that. Jerry is also the author of several published short stories, all regarding the mountains. http://www.hookerandbrown.com
Author and illustrator of the children’s book Nuptse and Lhotse in Nepal. Readings and presentations available for all ages, specializing in preschool, class room, and special events. Presenter at Alberta Association of Library Technicians Conference, Banff Young Writers Conference, participant at Banff Mountain Book Festival.
Award winning author of adult and juvenile non-fiction books including Being Caribou and Walking the Big Wild (McClelland and Stewart). Feature articles have appeared in Canadian Geographic, Backpacker, and Alberta Views magazines. Karsten is also a gifted and sought after inspirational speaker. http://www.windingriverpictures.com
2000 YA novel, Willow Creek Summer, published by Coteau Books, nominated for best first novel in Alberta. Articles published in Mothering Magazine on-line and the Seal Press anthology Ask Me About My Divorce, as well as Island Parent Magazine. Kat delivers writing workshops to school children, and is available for editing, proofreading, and tutoring.
Lynn Martel - Mountain Writer
Specializing in mountain people, culture, adventure, history, science, nature. Author, Expedition to the Edge: Stories of Worldwide Adventure and Tales and Trails: Adventures for Everyone in the Canadian Rockies. Contributor to Rocky Mountain Outlook, Explore, Highline, Kootenay Mountain Culture magazines, Whistler Pique, Calgary Herald and Travel Alberta. Editor, Alpine Club of Canada Gazette, author of eight ACC biographical booklets.
Author of An Alberta Art Chronicle: Adventures in Recent and Contemporary Art and Alberta Art and Artists: An Overview with Patricia Ainslie. Art writer and journalist, with a specialty in Alberta art and history. Guest curator and jurying.
Author. Published works: Winning at Divorce, Who’s Got the Ring? and Before We Say I Do, She Collects Collections, and Art by Nomi Whalen.
Journalist, freelance writer and photographer specializing in Western Canadian history. Co-author of three books, Exshaw: Heart of the Valley and The Exshaw Cement Plant: Foundations for the Future and author of The History of Canmore. First place University of Alberta Writing Award, 2008. Also offers desktop publishing.
Robert R. Janes, PHD
Museum / heritage advisor, author, editor and speaker - nationally and internationally. Author of Museums in a Troubled World and Museums and the Paradox of Change, and the Editor-in-Chief of Museum Management and Curatorship - an international, peer-reviewed, museum journal. For the Mindful Museum: http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkXcm2ImwqQ For Museums in a Troubled World see: http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSdvEtOxavs For Museums and the Responsibility Gap see: http://vimeo.com/46392120
Fine art photography books. Published works: Canadian Rockies, Italia Alps, and Guatemala. Postcards and photo art prints available.
Stephen Legault is a Canmore based writer and photographer. Stephen has published three books since 2006: Carry Tiger to Mountain: The Tao of Activism and Leadership (Arsenal 2006); The Cardinal Divide (NeWest, 2008) and The Darkening Archipeligo (NeWest 2010). These last two titles are part of a series of “environmentally themed murder mysteries” featuring protagonist Cole Blackwater. Stephen has three books slated for publication in the coming 18 months. Stephen takes pictures for fun.