Orm Mitchell grew up in High River, Alberta. He studied English at the University of Alberta (Honours BA and MA) and completed his PhD (on William Blake) at King’s College, University of London (England). He is a Professor Emeritus of the Department of English at Trent University where he taught Canadian Literature, Romantics and Creative Writing. He has written critical essays on William Blake, film, and W.O. Mitchell. He is currently working on a number of W.O. Mitchell projects including a feature film adaptation of How I Spent My Summer Holidays, a one-man stage play based on An Evening With W.O. Mitchell, and a CD collection of some of the original 1950s CBC Jake and the Kid radio episodes.
Years Participated: 2000, 2006, 2015