Barbara Burgess, a Canadian author from Montreal, comes from the literary line of C.S. Lewis. She had as her thesis advisor at McGill University, a professor who had studied with C. S. Lewis at Oxford. She currently teaches English and works as a freelance editor under her company name, BurgessWrite. She is also a book reviewer.
Her YA fantasy The Magic Manuscript: The Nine Companions was published by Sulby Hall Publishers in June 2013. Her first YA fantasy The Magic Manuscript: Book One - Voyage to Eve Ilion, was published by Piraeus Books in 2011.