Muskoka Authors Association Author Bio

S.M. Givens, with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ryerson University, and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University, has had writing as a lifelong activity and passion. As a journalist working as a reporter for two daily newspapers, author of magazine articles and editorials, S.M. Givens has had experience in the field of writing professionally.

Since then, as a professor teaching written communication to university and college business students, and later leading management communication seminars for business managers in large companies, S.M. Givens was immersed in the art of communication.

Creative writing has always been a passion. S.M. Givens has published a collection of poetry, and a family history, in addition to writing numerous short stories.