Wild Northerner Magazine Summer 2017 - Page 6

Krystie Hall - editor

Krystie is an English major from Laurentian University. Born and raised in Kenora, Ontario, she resides now in Greater Sudbury. Krystie enjoys camping, hiking and gardening.

Leigha Benford - writer

Leigha was born and raised in northern Ontario. If you can’t find her outside, she’s likely in the kitchen. Partner of a modern lumberjack, her life carries the permanent aroma of cinnamon, fresh air and cedar.

James Hodgins - professional photographer- writer

James is an avid outdoors man that loves to be on the water or in the bush. Creator of the www.northernontariofishingforum.com, an online community for northern Ontario outdoors enthusiasts. James is always looking to meet new people and share past stories and memories along with getting outdoors and making new ones.

Julieanne Steedman - writer

A teacher, mother, dreamer, wife, and adventurer. She grew up in the Sudbury area and attended Laurentian University, spent 10 years travelling and living abroad and now is happily settled back in northern Ontario.