Canada’s former Governor General, the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, has publicly identified herself as an Anne fan on more than one occasion.
Today’s Anne-inspired celebrity may surprise you! Twilight author Stephenie Meyer has been very open about the inspirational role L.M. Montgomery played in her life.
It’s no secret that Lucy Maud Montgomery has a large and devoted fanbase. However, you may be surprised by some of the authors and celebrities who count themselves among those fans. This week, we’ll be highlighting the work and profiles of some of the well-known figures Montgomery inspired. Today’s spotlight falls on fellow Canadian Margaret Laurence, best known for her novel The Stone Angel.
April J. DeWitt can identify with famous writer Emily Dickinson’s penchant for keeping her work to herself. And at the same time, Emily has greatly inspired April to never lose her passion for writing. Here is April’s onion piece on the beloved poet, which she submitted to us as part of our End of Summer essay contest.
At 60 years old, Phyllis Fox still vividly recalls the moment she heard of President JFK’s death in 1963. And even now, she is still impacted by the grace shown by his wife, Jackie Kennedy, in the aftermath of his assassination. Here is her powerful essay, which she submitted for our End of Summer contest.
It is the first time that Malgorzata Janiec has ever taken part in an essay contest, but the 27-year-old teacher from Poland felt strongly enough about the works of Mother Teresa to write the following essay. Here is the reason why Malgorzata is inspired by the world’s most famous nun.