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Donna E. Williams has been a writer and freelance and in-house editor for over thirty years. She is a past managing editor of Toronto Life Fashion, and over the years has worked with clients including Toronto Life, the Royal Ontario Museum, TVOntario, the CBC, Inuit Art Quarterly, Heritage Toronto, and Macmillan Canada. 

Donna returned to the University of Toronto in 2005 and completed an M.A. in history. Hardscrabble: The High Cost of Free Land is based on her master's thesis. She lives in Toronto.

Read about my upcoming novel, Eliza's Revenge, the story of young Eliza Cook’s family who find themselves struggling to survive on their Muskoka free land grant. Eliza vows revenge on the London vicar who sent them there.

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