Robert Desmarais
Managing Editor
Robert Desmarais is Head of Bruce Peel Special Collections at the University of Alberta and Managing Editor of The Deakin Review of Children’s Literature. A graduate of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information Studies, with a Book History and Print Culture designation, he also has university degrees in English literature and publishing. He has been collecting and enjoying children’s books for as long as he can remember. 

Debbie Feisst
Debbie Feisst is a Public Services Librarian at the HT Coutts Library at the University of Alberta Libraries, where she holds subject responsibility for Secondary Education and the Faculty of Education's ATEP - Aboriginal Teacher Education Program. 

Kim Frail

Kim has worked in a variety of roles at the University of Alberta Libraries since 2001 and is currently a Public Services Librarian and subject liaison to the Department of Elementary Education at the H.T. Coutts Education and Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation Library. Children's literature is a big part of her world at home and at work.

Janice Kung
Technical Editor

Janice Kung is the Public Services Librarian at the John W. Scott Health Sciences Library with liaison responsibilities to the Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences and Basic Medical Sciences including (but not limited to) Biochemistry, Cell Biology, and Medical Laboratory Sciences. 

Denis Lacroix
French-Language Books Editor
Denis est actuellement le directeur intérimaire de la Bibliothèque Saint-Jean à l'université de l'Alberta et le bibliothécaire spécialisé en éducation. Il a aussi occupé le poste de bibliothécaire de services au public à la bibliothèque Rutherford de l'université de l'Alberta de 2003 à 2017 avec pour responsabilité les langues romanes, les études latino-américaines, la linguistique, les études classiques et les études cinématographiques.

Denis is currently the interim head librarian of the Bibliothèque Saint-Jean at the University of Alberta, as well as the subject librarian for education. He has also worked as a public services librarian at the University of Alberta's Rutherford Library from 2003 to 2017 with subject area responsibilities in romance languages, latin american studies, linguistics, classics, and film studies.

Hanne Pearce
Communications Editor

Hanne Pearce has worked at the University of Alberta Libraries since 2004 in various public services roles. In addition to her MLIS she is currently working towards her Master of Arts in Communications and Technology degree at the University of Alberta. Her research interests include: digital and information literacy,  visual communication, and the intersections between communication work and information work. She is also a freelance photographer and graphic designer.

Allison Sivak
Peer Reviewed Articles Editor

Allison Sivak is the Public Services Librarian at the University of Alberta Libraries. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Library and Information Studies and Elementary Education, focusing on how the aesthetics of information design influence young people’s trust in the credibility of information content.