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Carmelo Militano lives in Winnipeg and is the author of a number of books, including poetry such as Morning After You and The Stone-Mason’s Notebook. Most recently he has published a novel about the life of the painter Modigliani, called Catching Desire. In your novel on Modigliani and his work, you have striking moments of […]

Jessica Westhead’s fiction has been shortlisted for the CBC Literary Awards, selected for the Journey Prize anthology, and nominated for a National Magazine Award. Her stories have appeared widely in major literary journals. Her first novel Pulpy & Midge was nominated for the ReLit Award. Her critically acclaimed short story collection And Also Sharks was […]

Chris Banks is the author of four collections of poems: Bonfires, The Cold Panes of Surfaces, Winter Cranes, and most recently The Cloud Versus Grand Unification Theory. His first full-length collection, Bonfires, was awarded the Jack Chalmers Award for poetry by the Canadian Authors’ Association in 2004. Bonfires was also a finalist for the Gerald […]

Born in Montreal, Kerry-Lee Powell has lived in Australia, Antigua, and The United Kingdom, where she studied Medieval and Renaissance literature at Cardiff University and directed a literature promotion agency. Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies throughout the UK and North America. In 2013, she won The Boston Review fiction contest, The Malahat […]

Chris Banks is a poet with a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from Concordia University. He is the author of three acclaimed collections of poetry: Bonfires, The Cold Panes of Surfaces, and Winter Cranes. His new chapbook of poems is called Invaders, and is from Anstruther press. He lives, writes and teaches in Waterloo, Ontario. Invaders […]

David Whitton is the author of the story collection The Reverse Cowgirl (Freehand Books, 2011). You can find him online at Hitchcock said drama was life with all the dull bits left out, while director Jim Jarmusch has made films about the time between events. Of course, a director isn’t a short story writer, but […]

Grace O’Connell is a writer, editor and teacher based in Toronto, with work published widely in places such as The Walrus, The Globe and Mail and the Journey Prize Stories. Her acclaimed first novel, recently published by Random House, is Magnified World. Toronto is almost another character in your compelling and carefully written novel. Was […]

Matt Rader is a writer and instructor, and the author of a number of acclaimed books of poems: Miraculous Hours (Nightwood, 2005), Living Things (Nightwood, 2008) and most recently A Doctor Pedalled Her Bicycle Over the River Arno (House of Anansi, 2011). History plays an important role in your book. The last (and if I’m […]

Mark Callanan is the author of Scarecrow (Killick Press, 2003) and Sea Legend (Frog Hollow Press, 2010) shortlisted for the bpNichol Chapbook Poetry Award. Most recently, he has published Gift Horse with Signal Editions. God is a definite presence in Gift Horse, though it’s hard to find swift justice here. God seems to have created […]

Rishma Dunlop is an award-winning writer, and a Professor of English and Creative Writing at York University in Toronto. Her writing includes poetry, essays, fiction and translation, and editing work includes Red Silk: An Anthology of South Asian Canadian Women Poets. Her radio drama, “The Raj Kumari’s Lullaby,” was commissioned and produced by CBC Radio in […]