B.C. Harris is a Canadian artist/author who lives in Burlington, Ontario. B.C. has a B.A. from Sir Wilfrid Laurier Univesity and a Master's Degree from the University of Toronto. He has also studied at the Ontario College of Art + Design University. B.C. is a former award-winning teacher who now works primarily as an artist/author although he still teaches occassionally at Queen's University. An author of more than 20 books, the Keeper of the Emerald series and the Society of Spies are his debut novels for young adults. B.C.'s paintings have been in numerous juried shows and galleries and are in private collections worldwide. B.C. enjoys the outdoors and is an expert canoeist as well as an avid scuba diver.