Bill Freeman is a writer of eighteen books on Canadian life and urban issues, including Shantymen of Cache Lake, which won the Canada Council Award for Juvenile Literature. He was the script-writer for the popular Mighty Machines; television series for children. Two of his recent books won awards from Heritage Toronto.
Bill holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from McMaster University, and is a past chair of the Writers’ Union of Canada. He lives on Toronto Island.