Publisher – Mallory Tater
Mallory Tater is a writer from Ottawa living in Vancouver.
Her debut book of poetry This Will Be Good (Book*hug Press) was released Spring 2018. (Read an article about the book here: http://www.cbc.ca/books/how-confronting-body-image-issues-inspired-mallory-tater-s-debut-poetry-collection-1.4610517).
She was the recipient of CV2’s 2016 Young Buck Poetry Prize and named on CBC’s list of 14 Poets to Watch in 2018.
Her debut novel THE BIRTH YARD is being released with HarperCollins Canada in 2020.
Managing Editor – Curtis LeBlanc
Curtis LeBlanc is a poet and writer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. His debut collection, Little Wild, was published by Nightwood Editions in April 2018. His poems have won the Readers’ Choice Award in Arc’s Poem of the Year competition, Honorable Mention in the Margaret Reid Poetry Contest, and have been shortlisted for The Walrus Poetry Prize and CV2’s Young Buck Poetry Prize. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia.
You can find him at www.cwleblanc.com.
His second collection of poetry, Birding In The Glass Age of Isolation, is forthcoming with Nightwood Editions in 2020.
Editor – Adèle Barclay
Adèle Barclay’s writing has appeared in The Fiddlehead, The Puritan, PRISM, Heavy Feather Review, The Pinch, 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) won the 2017 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Award.
She is the incoming Poet-in-Residence for Arc Magazine.
Her second poetry collection, Renaissance Normcore, is forthcoming from Nightwood Editions in 2019.
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 was released with Ice House (Goose Lane Editions) in Autumn 2018.
Editor – Selina Boan
Selina Boan is moniyâw/nehiyaw poet living on the traditional, unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. Her work has appeared in numerous literary magazines including The New Quarterly, CV2, Red Rising Magazine, and was included in The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2018. She won the 2017 National Magazine Award for Poetry and Room Magazine’s 2018 Poetry Contest.
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.
His debut poetry collection is forthcoming from Brick Books in 2020.
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.
Her debut full collection, Port of Being, was released in 2018 with Invisible Publishing.