Jon Paul Fiorentino is the author of the novel Stripmalling, which was shortlisted for the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, and three poetry collections, including The Theory of the Loser Class, which was shortlisted for the A. M. Klein Prize. He lives in Montreal, where he teaches writing at Concordia University, edits Matrix magazine and runs Snare Books.
Jessica Rose Marcotte's work has appeared in The Incongruous Quarterly, Soliloquies 16.2 and Peripheries. She enjoys scuba diving, road trips and making sushi. She has a blue belt in Chito-Ryu Karate. She is a grad student in Creative Writing at Concordia University and keeps a blog at jekawrites.wordpress.com. She likes words.
Art Direction & Publicity
Tyler Morency enjoys communicating. After graduating from journalism school, he wrote freelance for VUE Weekly, the Edmonton Journal and interned as a Fund Development assistant at Calgary’s literary arts festival, WordFest. Currently, he is writing a collection of short stories about his hometown and studying Creative Writing at Concordia University.
Senior Editors: Andy Brown, Anne Stone Managing Editor: Genevieve Robichaud Associate Editors: Mikhail Iossel, Mary di Michele, Jason Camlot Design: Tyler Morency Reviews Editor: Karis Shearer Columnists: Darren Wershler, David McGimpsey, Taien Ng-Chan, Ian Orti Advisory: Steve Luxton, Vivienne Allen, Alana Wilcox, Neil Besner, Robert Lecker, Linda Leith Contributing Editors: Sachiko Murakami, Maya Merrick, John Goldbach Consulting Editors: Karis Shearer, Mike Spry Editorial Assistants: Valerie Silva, Jade Hurter