Barbara Seagram owns and manages one of the largest bridge schools in North America, Kate Buckman's Bridge Studio in Toronto, and teaches more than 1000 new students every year to enjoy the game of bridge. She has been awarded 'Master Teacher' status by the American Bridge Teachers' Association, of which she is a Director. Marc Smith writes monthly columns for 'Bridge' and 'Bridge Plus' magazines in Britain and for 'The OKbridge Spectator' which is published on the Internet. He occasionally writes for the ACBL 'Bridge Bulletin' and is an expert bidding forum panelist for numerous magazines. His books include a Star Trek bridge parody, 'Enterprising Tales', and 'Countdown to Winning Bridge' (with Tim Bourke).Seagram, Barbara is the author of '25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know' with ISBN 9781894154079 and ISBN 189415407X.