Don Gutteridge

Don Gutteridge was born in Sarnia and raised in the nearby village of Point Edward. He taught High School English for seven years, later becoming a Professor in the Faculty of Education at Western University, where he is now Professor Emeritus. He is the author of more than seventy books: poetry, fiction and scholarly works in pedagogical theory and practice. He has published eighty books; twenty­two novels, including the twelve­volume Marc Edwards mystery series, and forty seven books of poetry, one of which, Coppermine, was short­listed for the 1973 Governor­General’s Award. In 1970 he won the UWO President’s Medal for the best periodical poem of that year, “Death at Quebec.”  

Don lives in London, Ontario.