Meet the contributors from our Fall 2016 issue

“Light up your life”
Heather Laura Clarke is a Truro-based journalist and columnist whose work appears in newspapers, magazines, and websites across Canada, including the Huffington Post, New Homes & Renovations, and the Chronicle Herald. @HFXHeather

“Put your garden to bed”
Carol Matthews has been gardening for over 40 years and writing about it for more than half that time. Her work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, online, and on the radio.

“Gobble it up”
Valerie Mansour is a Halifax-based writer/editor who has worked on food television series and documentaries. She also reviews cookbooks and for several years reviewed local restaurants. @ValerieMansour

“A harvest of brews”
Laura Oakley is a Halifax-based freelance food and travel writer, with stories in Downhome, Local Connections Halifax, and SOAR Halifax. Her blog, Halifood, covers recipes, food events, restaurant reviews and eating abroad.

“A sense of place”
Shannon Webb-Campbell is a writer, critic, and poet. Her poetry collection, Still No Word, received Egale Canada’s Out In Print Award. She is a member of Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation.

“Build a better sandwich”
Longtime freelance journalist and editor, Karen Pinchin is a graduate of Carleton University and Vancouver’s Northwestern Culinary Academy. Karen writes for The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, and GOOD, and is CBC Radio One Fredericton’s food columnist.

“Out of the ashes”
Victoria Decker is a Prairie-born, Moncton, N.B.-based freelance journalist caught in a torrid love affair with the East coast. Her clients include Metro News, Brunswick News, The Chronicle Herald and Jezebel. @deadtowrite

Photography for “Bathing in beauty”
Based in Charlottetown, photographer Stephen Harris produces work for various ad campaigns and publications worldwide.

Photography for “Bathing in beauty”
Philip Boudreau is a Moncton, N.B.-based photographer specializing in wedding and portrait photography. In addition to weddings, he has a strong interest in interior design and architectural photography.

“Winter is coming”
Sarah Sawler is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in Halifax Magazine, Quill & Quire, Atlantic Business Magazine, and ParentsCanada. She published her first non-fiction book, 100 Things You Don’t Know About Nova Scotia in April 2016.