George Elliott Clarke hails from Nova Scotia and has won a bunch of laurels. He is the current Poet laureate of Toronto, and is revered. He has taught at Duke, McGill and Harvard, and is the E.J. Pratt Professor of Can Lit at UofT.
Luciano Iacobelli is the author of numerous chapbooks, 3 full length poetry books, and he is one of the collaborators of The Emu Dialogues. His book The Examined Life is due to be published in 2016 by Guernica books. He is the co owner of Quattro Books, and the publisher of Lyricalmyrical Press.