Sharon Overend

SHARON OVEREND is an award-winning author whose short stories have appeared in several Canadian and international literary journals and anthologies.  A graduate of the University of Toronto Continuing Studies creative writing program, Sharon’s short story, “For Sale”, won the 2010 Random House Student Award. In 2011, she was named a finalist for the same award. In 2014, her short story, “Step Away”, was nominated for a Journey Prize. Sharon’s first novel, Look Over Your Shoulder, is currently on submission. She and her husband recently moved to Kawartha Lakes where she plans to let nature inspire many more writing projects including her latest work-in-progress, Stillwater Lake.

Matters of Time, an anthology

Rowsell, Lori Jean

Lori Jean Rowsell is a multi-genre author and a member of the CSFFA. Her short stories have appeared in two Kawartha Lakes Stories anthologies. Her debut Young Adult novel is scheduled for release in early 2022. Professionally, she is a nurse who specializes in geriatric care and infection control. Lori Jean lives with her family and their handsome dog in the City of Kawartha Lakes. For more:


Kawartha Lakes Stories, volume 1

Kawartha Lakes Stories, volume 2

Matters of Time, an anthology