George A. Walker holds an MA in Communication and Culture from Ryerson and York University. He is an Associate Professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design University. He is the graphic novel acquisitions editor for the Porcupine’s Quill and also works as a creative director for Firefly Books Ltd. He started Columbus Street Press in 1985 with his wife, Michelle. In 2000 they established Biting Dog Press in partnership with entrepreneur Dave Dinsmore. With Biting Dog Press Walker illustrated two limited edition books by writer, Neil Gaiman. Walker was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (RCA) in 2002 in recognition of his achievements in Canadian Book Arts.