Poet, Author, Publisher, Business Consultant
Brian Wrixon is a retired business executive who, after serving over 40 years in the financial services industry, now devotes his time to creative endeavours. In addition to writing and publishing his own poetry and prose works, he has been instrumental in assisting hundreds of young and emerging authors from around the world get published, either personally or as contributors to group anthologies.
Brian is the founder of the almost 1,400 member international writers’ group “Poets with Voices Strong”. He is a member of the advisory boards of “Writing For Peace” in Colorado USA, and “Express Journal” in Moradabad (U.P.) India. He is also a member of the senior editorial board of Bharat College of Commerce and Science in Kulgaon Badlapur, India, and serves on the editorial board of The World Peace Mission in Kankerkhera, Meerut (U.P.) India. He likewise functions as an editor and reviewer for publisher Melinda Cochrane International. Brian has contributed to several journals, scholarly texts, anthologies and other publications around the globe.
He graduated from Laurentian University in Canada with a degree in Classical Studies, and is a former faculty member, online curriculum design consultant and program coordinator at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario. Along with his lengthy career in the corporate world, he also built a highly successful consulting practice and now provides consultancy services in distribution chain management and strategic planning for small businesses on a volunteer basis, through his facilitated planning process “Growth By Design”.
Brian has been married for over 40 years to Dr. Cheryl Wrixon, an educational consultant, and they are fortunate to live nearby their children and grandchildren. Their extended family includes four children sponsored through Chalice Canada, three in Africa and one in Haiti.
Brian Wrixon Books (Canada) is a private and independent publisher registered with Library and Archives Canada. It operates on a not-for-profit basis and has produced over 100 titles. The publisher’ printing needs are handled by Blurb Inc. of the USA. All publications of Brian Wrixon Books (Canada) are available from the printer’s online bookstore at: www.blurb.com
|My Passage to India
|October 2, 2014