Richard Pope

Richard Pope was born in Toronto and received his first degree from the University of Toronto.  He is the author of Me n Len: Life in the Haliburton Bush 1900-1940, the voyageur epic - Superior Illusions, The Reluctant Twitcher (about birding), and most recently Shadows Gathering (an historical novel about Ontario in the First World War), and is a retired professor of Russian literature and culture at York University and a long-standing member of the Toronto Ornithological Club and the Ontario Field Ornithologists. He and his wife Felicity live in Cobourg, Ontario.