Calvin Coish was born and bred in Newfoundland. He has published more than twenty books including Season of the Seal, Stories of the Mi'kmaq, Exploring the Atlantic Provinces, and Atlantic Canadian Crosswords, but he is best known for his highly successful series of quiz books, including Canada Quiz, Nova Scotia Quiz, New Brunswick Quiz, Newfoundland Quiz, and Prince Edward Island Quiz. The quiz books came from his passion for collecting what he considers relevant information about this wonderful country. He has more than twenty-five years experience as an educator and counsellor. He lives in Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland.