Elaine Dewar is a prominent journalist and author with many awards to her credit. Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Elaine earned a B.A. from the University of Toronto, and a York University Gold Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement in English Literature. Her most recent book is The Second Tree: Of Clones, Chimeras and the Quest for Immortality. Her previous books include the acclaimed Bones: Discovering the First Americans and Cloak of Green, an exposé of environmental politics. Elaine lives in Toronto.
Festivals: 2004 (fall)