An experienced, skilled, and versatile writing and publishing professional
Todd Besant has over 35 years experience as a book publisher, editor, writer, arts organization manager, occasional author, and bookseller. He lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba and is the Executive Editor of Arbeiter Ring Publishing Ltd. (ARP Books).
He’s been a speaker, panellist, and facilitator at writing and publishing annual general meetings and professional development sessions.
As well, he has served on peer juries for the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, and the Winnipeg Arts Council and on many book award juries.
Todd graduated from Red River College in Creative Communications (Honours, Journalism). He has an Arts & Culture Management Certificate from The University of Winnipeg.
Grant Writer & Consultant
Todd prefers to write about men’s issues, including mental health, aging, sexual health, sex, exercise, diet, work, and relationships.
Demystifying Grant Writing Workshop
This is a grant writing workshop for authors, artists, and other creatives new to applying for grants. Learn more about the workshop here.
Reprints, sub-rights, etc.
For a fee, Todd’s stories are available for reprint or sub-rights options. And he is keen on receiving offers for lucrative, but useful, sinecures.
All material, unless otherwise noted, Copyright © Todd Besant. All rights reserved.