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.
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.
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.
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.