A multi-talented individual residing in the quaint town of Washago, nestled three hours north of Toronto, Ontario. Amidst the serenity of her two-acre abode surrounded by rock, trees, and water, Ann wears various hats as a dedicated educator, accomplished photographer, and seasoned writer.
Having imparted knowledge in English and English as a Second Language at community colleges in Toronto and Simcoe, as well as at York University, Ann also served as a teaching assistant at the University of Toronto while pursuing her Master's in Education. Currently, she serves as a learning consultant in Simcoe County, contributing to the educational landscape.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Ann is a fervent Scrabble enthusiast and an avid knitter with a penchant for crafting short stories. Her literary prowess has manifested in the publication of her works in two collections, namely "Someplace Else" and "The Best of Skive." Notably, she clinched the first prize in Skive's International Fiction Contest in 2005 for her captivating tale, "Rain, A Quiet Street, and Amber." Another of her stories is set to grace the pages of "Super Angst," a sequel to the well-received teen anthology "Teen Angst," showcasing her versatility as a storyteller.
Ann is an integral member of The Cadenza Collective, a collaborative writing group based in the UK. Her creative footprint extends across borders, with her stories making waves in publications both in print and online in Canada, the United States, and Australia. Through her diverse pursuits, Ann Fischer brings a unique blend of creativity, education, and passion to every facet of her life.