Michael Hingston is the author of Let’s Go Exploring (ECW, 2018), a critical and cultural analysis of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, and the campus novel The Dilettantes (Freehand, 2013).
Susanna has had every job from preschool teacher to ghost hunter to professional wrestler. She’s been writing since she was six years old. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, two kids, and two dogs.
Shylah Addante has an M.S.E. in Literacy Education and enjoys Netflix, crocheting, and just generally being awesome.
thom vernon is a writer, performer, and educator. His first novel, The Drifts (Coach House, 2010) was called “magnificent” and “a significant contribution to Can Lit” (Globe & Mail)
“Poets, Y’all.” GM Palmer is a poet, teacher, literary critic, and novelist. His forthcoming book Some Boys Are Better Dead channels 1990s adolescent grit and grunge through a series of poems describing a tragedy between friends and the fallout that follows.
Karen is a lifelong lover of story. She went from being an avid reader, to managing a library, and finally to being an award-winning novelist. Her fascination with World War Two led to her first published novel, and the discovery that she loves writing for teens.
Ali Bryan’s first novel, Roost, won the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction and was the official selection of One Book Nova Scotia 2014. Her non-fiction has been shortlisted for the Jon Whyte Memorial Essay Prize and longlisted for the CBC Creative Non-Fiction Prize.
Dana has a Ph.D. in animal cognition, which means she has spent a lot of time trying to figure out how animals think.
A British-born Canadian author. A love of writing sparked a career in public relations and twenty years later, her debut novel.