Peter Cumming is a children’s author and playwright who lived for six years in Inuit communities in the eastern Arctic. His children’s books include A Horse Called Farmer (Ragweed Press), Mogul and Me (Ragweed Press), and Out on the Ice in the Middle of the Bay (Annick Press). His plays include Ti-Jean and Snowdreams, both published through the Playwrights Union of Canada. In 1994, he was awarded the George Wicken Prize in Canadian Literature for his essay, “‘The Prick and Its Vagaries’: Men, Reading, Kroetsch” (Essays on Canadian Writing, 1995). His teaching interests include profeminist masculinities in contemporary Canadian fiction, First Nations literatures, and pedagogical issues arising from new technologies. Currently, he teaches children’s and young adult literature at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Guelph.