Laurie Carter is an author, editor, journalist, and speaker whose favourite topic is anything to do with Emily Carr. Her many years of research into the life and work of this unique individual have solidified her belief that Carr has much to offer, especially to women, in these uncertain times. Carter’s books include her popular trilogy, Emily Carr’s B.C. — Vancouver Island; Northern BC & Haida Gwaii; and South Coast to the Interior.