About the Author
Michael J. McCarthy was born in St. Jacques, Fortune Bay, moving to Terrenceville at the age of five, where he attended school until grade XI. He attended Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Ottawa, graduating with a Master of Arts degree in Literature. After graduating, he taught in a number of communities until his retirement in 1986.
Frank Galgay is a prominent Newfoundland educator and author and most recently St. John's city counsellor. He holds B.A. and M.Ed degrees in classical languages and education, and has served as teacher and administrator in a number of Newfoundland schools.