Roderick Benns

Place of Birth
Peterborough
Date of Birth
Nationality
Canadian
Home Community
Whitby
Durham Region Background

Relocated to Whitby in 2005, from the Kawarthas, in order to take a position as Senior Writer for the new Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat for the Ministry of Education.

Occupation
  • Writer
Honours and Awards
  • Independent Publisher Book Award for Best Regional Fiction in the Canadian West (2010)
Literary Influences
  • Leonard Cohen
Publications
  • The mystery of the moonlight murder: An early adventure of John Diefenbaker (Fireside Publishing House, 2009)
  • The legends of lake on the mountain: An early adventure of John A. Macdonald (Fireside Publishing House, 2010)
Public Speaking Topics
  • Citizenship
  • Leadership
  • Canadian Prime Ministers