Julienne Isaacs

Julienne Isaacs is a writer, reviewer and editor. Her essays, short fiction and reviews have appeared, or are forthcoming, in a range of Canadian publications, including The Winnipeg Review, The Winnipeg Free Press, The Globe and Mail, Rhubarb magazine, Geez magazine and Whether magazine. She currently serves as books editor for Rhubarb.

Adrian Hawaleshka

Bio: A life-long Manitoban, Adrian has been writing for as long as he can remember. With the birth of his son Luka and the support of his wife Joleen, Adrian was inspired to write his first children’s book (‘The Chair by the Side of the Road’) and to finally see one of his works through … Read more

Henry Fast

Book, WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDS: (Mis)Adventures in International Rural Development, 2013 www.henryfast.com/

Shirley Kowalchuk

Shirley Kowalchuk is a Winnipeg based writer who began her published career writing for Nurscene Magazine while still in college. One day, after getting back a journalism class assignment, she placed it in a brown manila envelope and sent it to the Inner City Voice where it appeared in the next issue. The article won … Read more


Just a little about myself and the long and winding road about my personal experience.with two generations of Neurofibromatosis 1. Every year for more than twenty years I stumble through all my research and am afraid to write about my daughter and her son’s disease. The pain and experiences flood right back into my gut. … Read more

Sarah Klassen

Sarah Klassen, a former teacher, has published seven poetry collections (the latest is Monstrance) two story collections (The latest is A Feast of Longing) and one novel, The Wittenbergs, Her work has appeared in numerous literary publications and has received several awards.

Vincent Moore

I am a Canadian poet, born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. I grew up in a predominantly Irish area known as Point St, Charles. Life in The Point during the 1950’s and 1960’s is the inspiration for much of my work and the result is a poignant and poetic marriage of tenderness and pain. I … Read more

Carol Rose

    Carol Rose 314 527-9889 (cell) 314 786-5627 (home) rose@ms.umanitoba.ca Carol is a writer, educator and spiritual counsellor. Her published works include: – PATH OF THE MOTHERS (Biblical women: poetry & inspiration for Growth & Transformation) Albion-Andalus Books, Boulder, CO, 2015 –FROM THE DREAM, (poetry) published by Albion-Andalus Books, Boulder, CO, 2013. – BEHIND THE BLUE GATE, … Read more

Doug Whiteway/C.C. Benison

Doug Whiteway has worked as a writer and editor for newspapers, including the Winnipeg Free Press, and magazines, including Canada’s History (formerly The Beaver). He contributes to nonfiction books as a writer and edits both fiction and nonfiction. Under the pseudonym C.C. Benison, he is the author of seven crime novels. Selected publications: Novels Ten … Read more

Robert Chrismas

  Robert Chrismas BA MPA PhD student, University of Manitoba Robert Chrismas is a doctoral student of peace and conflict at the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice, University of Manitoba. He has worked for over 30 years in Canadian justice fields. Robert is the author of several published scholarly papers on a … Read more


Hazel Birt is a long time member of MWG. She has written several books and numerous articles based on her Finnish heritage illustrated with her award winning woodcut prints.

Noah Cain

Noah Cain, recently graduated from Lakehead University (English, Education), is a substitute teacher living in Winnipeg. His fiction has been published in carte-blanche, the literary magazine of the Quebec Writer’s Federation. carte-blanche is set to publish a creative non-fiction piece about Noah’s time playing Junior B hockey in Thunder Bay. His poetry has been published … Read more