John Van Rys is an English professor at Redeemer University College, where he teaches courses in Canadian literature and expository writing.
In addition, he
does research on Canadian literature and writes English textbooks for college and university students.
John lives with his
wife April and their children Tony and Charlie (as well as five horses, two dogs, three cats, and a ball python) on a hobby farm in an old house that they have been renovating for five years and counting.