J. C. Mills was born in Yorkshire, England and emigrated to Canada as a child. A sculptor and painter since l980, she has had several solo exhibitions in Toronto,in addition to solo and group shows in Halifax, Edmonton, Calgary, Montreal, Chicago and Maine. The birth of her son in 1992 brought with it a renewed interest in children's literature. Since then, she has written and illustrated two picture books, and illustrated four others. She has recently published the second in a series of novels for 8 to 12 year olds, entitled The Goodfellow Chronicles.
Festivals: 2005 (Step Into Stories)