ttAlex Pugsley

Alex Pugsley is a writer and film-maker originally from Nova Scotia. Recently he won the Writers’ Trust McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize for fiction.

ttAlexis Kienlen

Alexis Kienlen is the author of two poetry collections, She Dreams in Red and 13. She currently works as an agricultural journalist and lives in Edmonton.

ttAlissa York

Alissa York is a Toronto-based author of novels, stories and essays. Her most recent book is the novel Fauna. For more, visit

ttBarry Dempster

Barry Dempster, twice nominated for the Governor General’s Award, is the author of fourteen poetry collections. In 2010, he was a finalist for the Ontario Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. A new book of poetry and a novel will be published this coming October.

ttBernd Hildebrandt

Bernd Hildebrandt is a freelance designer/artist who has exhibited multi-media, text and image works in a wide range of solo and group exhibitions and design projects.

ttBillie Livingston

Billie Livingston is a fiction writer living in Vancouver. Her recent book, Greedy Little Eyes was a Globe and Mail Best Book and winner of the Danuta Gleed Award. Her new novel, One Good Hustle, will be published July 2012.

ttBruce Grierson

Bruce Grierson is a Vancouver writer who has written for the New York Times Magazine, Scientific American, Explore, Saturday Night, Vancouver Magazine, Western Living, Popular Science, and many others.

ttCameron Chesney

Cameron Chesney is a multi-skilled actor, playwright, designer, illustrator and cartoonist creator from Edmonton, Alberta.

ttCaroline Adderson

Caroline Adderson is a novelist living in Vancouver. Her most recent novel, The Sky Is Falling, was a Globe and Mail Best Book of 2010 and a finalist for the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.

ttCarolyn Campbell

Carolyn Campbell has exhibited her work throughout Canada, and has taught painting, drawing and design at the University of Alberta. Her work has been featured in numerous publications and she was a finalist in 2009 for the Kingston Prize National Portrait Competition. She works from a studio in downtown Edmonton.