Publisher – Mallory Tater
Mallory Tater is a writer from the traditional, unceded territories of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg Nation (Ottawa). Her poetry & fiction have been published in literary magazines across Canada. She was shortlisted for Arc Magazine‘s 2015 Poem of The Year Contest, The Malahat Review‘s 2016 Far Horizon’s Contest and Room Magazine‘s 2016 Fiction and Poetry Prizes. She was the recipient of CV2’s 2016 Young Buck Poetry Prize.
Her first book of poetry This Will Be Good is forthcoming with BookThug Press in 2018.
Managing Editor – Curtis LeBlanc
Curtis LeBlanc was born and raised in St. Albert, Alberta. He currently lives in Vancouver, BC. His first book-length collection of poetry, Little Wild, will be published by Nightwood Editions in Spring of 2018. His poetry chapbook Good for Nothing was published by Anstruther Press in 2017.
In 2016, his work was shortlisted for The Walrus Poetry Prize, received the Readers’ Choice Award in the Arc Poem of the Year Contest and was shortlisted for CV2‘s Young Buck Poetry Prize. His writing has appeared in a number of journals, including The Malahat Review, The Literary Review of Canada, Eighteen Bridges, Prairie Fire, EVENT, Geist and Arc. You can find him at www.cwleblanc.com.
Editor – Adèle Barclay
Adèle Barclay’s writing has appeared in The Fiddlehead, The Puritan, PRISM, The Literary Review of Canada, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the 2016 Lit POP Award for Poetry and the 2016 Walrus Readers’ Choice Award for Poetry and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her debut poetry collection, If I Were in a Cage I’d Reach Out for You, (Nightwood, 2016) was nominated for the 2015 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry and won the 2017 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Award.
She is the Interviews Editor at The Rusty Toque, a poetry ambassador for Vancouver’s Poet Laureate Rachel Rose, and the 2017 Critic-in-Residence for Canadian Women In Literary Arts. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Victoria and researches modern and contemporary American poetry.
Editor – Dominique Bernier-Cormier
Dominique Bernier-Cormier’s poems have recently appeared in The Malahat Review, The Puritan, and Poetry is Dead, and won the 26th Annual Ralph Gustafson Poetry Prize as well as honourable mentions in CV2‘s Young Buck Poetry Prize in 2015 and 2016. His first chapbook, Englishing, will be published this spring by Frog Hollow Press.
His full-length poetry collection entitled Correspondent is forthcoming with Ice House (Goose Lane Editions) in 2018.
Editor – Selina Boan
Selina Boan is a poet and fiction writer. She currently lives on unceded Musqueam, Sḵwxwú7mesh, and Tsleil-Waututh land. Her work has been shortlisted for the 2016 CBC Poetry Prize and won a National Magazine Award for Poetry in 2017. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in SADmag, Poetry Is Dead and The New Quarterly. among others. She is the Circulation Editor at PRISM international and is currently at work on a collection of poems exploring her Cree and European heritage.
Editor – Shaun Robinson
Shaun Robinson was born in 100 Mile House, British Columbia and now lives in Vancouver. His poems have appeared in The Malahat Review, Echolocation, Qwerty, New Poetry, and the anthology The City Series: Vancouver from Frog Hollow Press. His first chapbook, Manmade Clouds, was published by Frog Hollow Press in 2017.
Publicist & Designer – Shazia Hafiz Ramji
Shazia Hafiz Ramji is the recipient of the 2017 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry and was shortlisted for the 2016 National Magazine Award for poetry. Her writing has recently appeared or is forthcoming in The Puritan, Canadian Literature, and filling Station. Her first chapbook is Prosopopoeia (Anstruther Press, 2017). She lives on unceded Coast Salish land where she works as the poetry editor for Prism international magazine.