About the Author

Jill Downie


Jill Downie is the author of A Passionate Pen: The Life and Times of Faith Fenton, awarded the Drummer General’s Award by Richard Bachmann of A Different Drummer Books, and Storming the Castle: The World of Dora and the Duchess, which received the Hamilton and Region Arts Council Literary Award for non-fiction. Previously, she published five historical novels and has had plays performed at various festivals, including the Toronto Fringe. She lives in Ancaster, Ontario.