Jeanette Taylor has a degree in Cultural Resource Management from the University of Victoria and was curator for ten years at the Campbell River Museum. Also a past councillor for the BC Museum's Association, she has published numerous articles and is a contributing author to Shorelines and The Raincoast Kitchen. Her video on the history of North Vancouver Island women has been used by the Open Learning Institute and was aired on A&E Network in the United States. Taylor lives on Quadra Island in a log farmhouse built in 1893 with her husband and two children. She is the author of River City: A History of Campbell River and the Discovery Islands (Harbour, 1999). As the executive director of the Campbell River Art Gallery, she wrote Tidal Passages: A History of the Discovery Islands (Harbour 2008 $36.95). [See below.] It was followed by The Quadra Story: A History of Quadra Island (Harbour 2009) $32.95)

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
The Quadra Story: A History of Quadra Island

[BCBW 2009] "Local History" "Maritime"