Samantha Bernstein's memoir, Here We Are Among the Living, was published by Tightrope Books in June 2012. She is in the fourth year of an English Ph.D. at York University; her writing has appeared in various places, including Exile, The Fiddlehead and Numero Cinq. Here We Are Among the Living is available in bookstores, on Amazon, and through Tightrope Books. tightropebooks.com
Garret Dwyer-Joyce was born and educated in Dublin, fled to Canada to escape the rain only to find himself knee-deep in snow. However, he fell in love - with a woman, not the snow - and stayed. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in The Fiddlehead, Descant and Foreign Affairs. He lives in Toronto and works as a documentary producer with CTV's W5.
Nyla Matuk is the author of the chapbook, Oneiric, published in 2009. Her poems have appeared in Maisonneuve, The Walrus, Canadian Notes and Queries, ARC Poetry, the Literary Review of Canada, and The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2012. Her first full-length collection, Sumptuary Laws, was published in Fall 2012 with Signal Editions/Véhicule Press. She was nominated twice in 2012 for The Walrus Poetry Prize.