James McCann is a graduate of the school of life and believes that a good education comes foremost from experience. He has taken this philosophy into the classroom to teach creative writing techniques to countless students in schools, and to teachers to help them improve their classrooms.
He is a familiar face at local festivals and writer’s camps, having developed and led many workshops from elementary grades to teens. He is also an avid reader, having worked as a bookseller at many bookstores since the late 90s. He currently works at Vancouver Kidsbooks, through which he has spoken at many conferences for teachers on the subject of literacy and creative writing.