Jerold Wadsworth has spent almost a half century perfecting his craft. He grew up in the small towns of Southwestern Ontario, Muskoka, and in Markham, Ontario. After studying journalism and playing varsity hockey at the University of Western Ontario, he took a freighter to Germany, then lived in ’60s London for several years, before returning to Toronto with his English wife. He worked in publishing in Toronto, then completed both M.A. and Ph.D. study and residency in Literature at the University of Toronto, and then went on to Montreal where he served as long-time Professor of English Literature and Humanities at Dawson College –where he was also a founding member of the alternative Dawson New School. Jerry Wadsworth’s previous writing work has included script development, writing for film and television documentaries, research and story development for media projects in Canadian History, as well as comic sketches for CBC radio, and more.This is Jerold Wadsworth’s first book.