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Tanis Browning-Shelp


Tanis Browning-Shelp lives in Ottawa, Ontario with her husband Andy, and their teen-aged son and daughter. A spirited, active family, they support one another in achieving their individual goals. That’s how Maryn O’Brien came to life. She is co-founder of Dog-Eared Books.

Visit Tanis' personal website here.


Larry McCloskey


Larry lives in Ottawa with his three daughters, two dogs, and one wife. He is co-founder of Dog-Eared Books.

Visit Larry's personal website here.


Jocelyn van Wynsberghe

Cover Artist

Inspired by the Canadian wilderness, Jocelyn compresses the enormity of nature into her attic apartment and pulls colourful landscapes and funky book covers from imagination accompanied by her cat Ace. She is co-founder of Dog-Eared Books.

Visit Jocelyn's personal website here.


Max Szyc

Assistant coordinator & editor

Max is a journalism student at Carleton University. When he isn't finishing assignments, he reads novels and comics, listens to music and writes the occasional short story.