Steven Ross Smith

Steven Ross Smith is a poet, fiction writer and art journalist, as well as a sound and performance poet. He has been publishing books since the 1970s and he was a member of the legendary sound poetry group, Owen Sound. He has published thirteen books and is published in journals, audio recordings and videos, in … Read more

Sean Perrun

Sean is the author of a debut collection of short stories called The Fine Game of Nil. This collection takes a dark and terrifying look at what might happen to human consciousness after death. Follow the final moments of his characters’ lives as they depart from this reality and enter into another plane of existence. … Read more

Lisa Cochrane

Lisa Cochrane is a novice author of mainly YA and fantasy short stories and novels. She has yet to publish any of her works, but has participated in NaNoWriMo and Camp NaNoWriMo for the past four years while pursuing an education in nursing, and is currently in the process of editing the first draft of … Read more

Rachel Carlson

Rachel is an English Studies graduate from the University of Winnipeg and is studying Creative Communications at Red River College. She is an avid reader and book reviewer published with The Winnipeg Review and Herizons Magazine. Rachel is an emerging writer and 2016 apprentice in The Sheldon Oberman Mentorship Program. You can find her on … Read more

Jacquie Roberts

Born and bred in the urban prairies, my family has been blessed with long windedness and simultaneous charisma when it comes to words. I’m riding on the coat tails of some phenomenal creatives in my family hoping to pace my own path. A mother of 4, and a need to carve a piece of the … Read more

Catherine Macdonald

I’ve had a strange but interesting career as an archivist and freelance historian, writing a wide variety of stuff from scrupulously documented reports for government lawyers to educational video scripts featuring sketch comedy.   During one of those lulls so familiar to those who freelance, I had an idea for a historical mystery novel set … Read more

Mark A. Burch

Mark A. Burch is a Winnipeg-based writer and introvert who has somehow offered courses, presentations, workshops and media appearances about voluntary simplicity and sustainable livelihood. He is author of nine non-fiction books, numerous articles and anthology contributions, and is currently working on a utopian fiction. Key titles include: Simplicity: Notes, Stories and Exercises for Developing … Read more