Authors

Andrea MacPherson

Andrea MacPherson

Andrea MacPherson currently acts as Reviews Editor for Event Magazine and teaches Creative Writing and English with University College of the Fraser Valley and Douglas

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Angela Hibbs

Angela Hibbs is the author of three previous collections of poetry: Sin Eater (Arbeiter Ring Press, 2014), Wanton (Insomniac Press, 2009) and Passport (DC Books,

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Anita Lahey

Anita Lahey

Anita Lahey’s second collection of poems, Spinning Side Kick, was released by Véhicule Press in 2011. Her first book, Out to Dry in Cape Breton

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Ariel Gordon

Ariel Gordon is a Winnipeg writer. Her first book of poetry, Hump, won the 2011 Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry. Her chapbook How to

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Barbara Langhorst

Born and educated in Edmonton, AB, Barbara Langhorst teaches writing and literature at St. Peter’s College in Muenster, SK. Her first book, Restless White Fields

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Blair Trewartha

Blair Trewartha is the author of two chapbooks: Break In (Cactus Press, 2010) and Porcupine Burning (Baseline Press, 2012). His poetry has appeared in Carousel,

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Brian Bartlett

Brian Bartett has published many collections and chapbooks of poetry, including The Watchmaker’s Table, The Afterlife of Trees, Granite Erratics, and Wanting the Day: Selected

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Claire Kelly

Claire Kelly’s work has been published in various literary journals, including The Malahat Review, Exile Quarterly, Event, and Prism International. Her chapbook, Ur-Moth, was published

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Darryl Whetter

Darryl Whetter

Darryl Whetter is a novelist, short-story writer, poet, critic and professor. His debut collection of stories, A Sharp Tooth in the Fur, was a Globe

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Diane Tucker

Diane Tucker

Diane Tucker was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she got a B.F.A. from the University of B.C. in 1987. Her first book

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Dorothy Mahoney

Dorothy Mahoney is the author of two poetry collections, Through Painted Skies and Returning to the Point. Her poetry has been included in numerous anthologies,

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Elizabeth Harvor

Elizabeth Harvor

Elisabeth Harvor’s fiction and poetry have appeared in The New Yorker, The Hudson Review, PRISM international, The New Quarterly, and many other publications. Her stories

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Elizabeth Ross

Elizabeth Ross

Elizabeth Ross is from Vancouver Island and now lives in Hamilton. Her first book of poetry, Kingdom, came out in 2015 (Palimpsest Press). Her poetry

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Gail Sidonie Sobat

Gail Sidonie Sobat is a multi-award-winning teacher and author, with eleven books for children, teens and adults, and a number of educational and academic articles.

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Jamie Tennant

  Jamie Tennant is a writer and radio program director based in Hamilton, ON. A long-time music enthusiast, James has covered music and pop culture

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Jeffery Donaldson

Jeffery Donaldson teaches poetry and poetics at McMaster University. He is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Slack Action (Porcupine’s Quill, 2013).

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Jenny Haysom

Jenny Haysom was born in England and raised in Nova Scotia. She has a Master’s degree in English Literature from the University of Ottawa, and

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John Barton

John Barton is the current Poet Laureate of Victoria. His eleven books of poetry and nine chapbooks include For the Boy with the Eyes of

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John Nyman

John Nyman’s verse, visual, and conceptual poems and poetics have appeared in a variety of print and online publications including Rampike, (parenthetical), Cordite Poetry Review,

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John Wall barger

John Wall Barger

John Wall Barger is the author of three previous books of poetry: Pain-proof Men (2009), Hummingbird (2011), and The Book Of Festus (2015), which was

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Jon R. Flieger

Jon R. Flieger’s work has appeared in numerous journals including Canadian Literature, Descant, The Malahat Review, filling Station, The Windsor Review, Rampike, The Capilano Review,

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Julie Cameron Gray

Julie Cameron Gray is originally from Sudbury, Ontario. She is the author of Tangle (Tightrope Books, 2013), and has previously published in The Fiddlehead, Prairie

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Kate Braid

Kate Braid

In addition to five books of non-fiction, Kate Braid has published five books of poetry: Covering Rough Ground (about her experience in construction, to be

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Klara du Plessis

Klara du Plessis is a poet and critic originally from Bloemfontein, South Africa. Klara’s chapbook Wax Lyrical was shortlisted for the bpNichol Chapbook Award. Poems,

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Laura Lush

Laura Lush has an Honours B.A. in English and Creative Writing from York University and an M.A. in English and Creative Writing from The University

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Marc di Saverio

Marc di Saverio hails from Hamilton, Ontario. His poetry has appeared in such outfits as The Dalhousie Review, Misunderstandings, The Toronto Quarterly, Modern Haiku, Haiku

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Mark Lavorato

Mark Lavorato is the author of four other books, Serafim & Claire (House of Anansi, 2014), Believing Cedric (Brindle & Glass, 2011), and Veracity (Rain

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Mark Sampson

Mark Sampson is the author of the novels Off Book and Sad Peninsula, as well as the short story collection The Secrets Men Keep. His

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Marty Gervais

Marty Gervais

Marty Gervais is an award-winning journalist, photographer, poet, playwright, historian, publisher and editor. In 1996 he was awarded the Milton Acorn People’s Poetry Award, and

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Mary Dalton

Mary Dalton

Mary Dalton has published five volumes of poetry, including Merrybegot (2003) and Red Ledger (2006), and Hooking (2014). Her work has been widely anthologized in

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Melanie Janisse-Barlow

Melanie Janisse-Barlow is a poet and artist. Her collection of poetry, Orioles in the Oranges (Guernica, 2009), was listed for the Relit Award, and her essay

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Michelle Brown

Originally from Victoria, BC, Michelle Brown lives in Toronto with her husband and three-legged dog Bo. Previously shortlisted for CV2‘s Young Buck poetry prize and

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Nadja Lubiw-Hazard

Nadja is a writer and a veterinarian. Her work has been published in Understorey, Room, Canthius, and The Dalhousie Review. The Nap-Away Motel is her first novel. She

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Patricia Young

Patricia Young

Patricia Young has published eleven books of poetry, most recently, Night-Eater, which was shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Award in 2010. She has received numerous

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Ruth Roach Pierson

Ruth Roach Pierson has published four poetry collections including Aide-Mémoire, which was a Governor General Literary Award for Poetry finalist in 2008. In 2014 Guernica Editions published

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Shane Neilson

Shane Neilson

Shane Neilson is a physician who practices Family Medicine in Erin, ON. He has published two poetry collections, Mensicus and Complete Physical. In 2010, he

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Sharon McCartney

Sharon McCartney

Sharon McCartney is the author of For and Against (2010), The Love Song of Laura Ingalls Wilder (2007), Karenin Sings the Blues (2003) and Under

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Shawna Lemay

Shawna Lemay

Shawna Lemay is the author of the novel, Rumi and the Red Handbag, which has made Harper’s Bazaar’s #THELIST (must-reads for Fall 2015), the “Most

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Steven Heighton

Steven Heighton

Steven Heighton’s most recent books are the Trillium Award finalist The Dead Are More Visible (stories), Workbook, a collection of memos and fragmentary essays, and

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Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins has been called a “late bloomer” by critics. Her first book, Wonders at the Corner, was published after she retired from her lengthy

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Valerie Stetson

Valerie Stetson

Valerie Stetson is the author of The Year I Got Impatient (Oolichan Books). In 2001, she received The Bronwen Wallace Award for short fiction. Her

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Yvonne Blomer

Yvonne Blomer is the Poet Laureate of Victoria, British Columbia. Born in Zimbabwe, she has lived in Japan and England and has cycled in Southeast

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