Dr. Keith Anderson has been a practising psychiatrist for 16 years. He is in private practice in Ottawa where he is also affiliated with the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Author of articles published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, Dr. Anderson has been president of the Ottawa Academy of Medicine, Psychiatry Section, for the past three years. He has two teenaged children from his first marriage, who live half time with Dr. Anderson and his second wife, Judith.
Roy MacSkimming is a professional writer and a published novelist. He has been literary editor of The Toronto Star and is now director of the Association of Canadian Publishers. Roy MacSkimming and his wife, Suzette, have lived in Europe and raised two sons.