Anita Dolman is an Ottawa-based writer and editor. Her poetry and flash fiction have appeared throughout Canada and the United States, including in Grain, Bywords.ca, The Antigonish Review, Peter F. Yacht Club, Ottawater, Geist, The Storyteller Magazine, PRISM international, One Cent, Utne, The Fiddlehead, and the anthology Decalogue: ten Ottawa poets (Chaudiere Books, 2006). Her short fiction will appear in an upcoming issue of On Spec: the Canadian magazine of the fantastic. Above/ground press published her English translations of poems by Erik Lindner and Hélène Gelens in the Versefest 2013 chapbook Two Dutch Poets.
Recipient of an honourable mention in Arc’s 2013 Diana Brebner Prize competition
Mike Caesar was born and raised on Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron. Prior to moving to the Ottawa area he spent several years living in the United Kingdom and Europe. He has worked as a bookseller, bartender, reporter, editor and speechwriter. His poem North Channel received the honourable mention in Arc Poetry Magazine’s 2013 Diana Brebner Prize.
Author of four poetry collections, winner of the A.M. Klein Award
Peter Richardson was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, and came to Quebec in 1969 at age 20. For 25 years, he was a ramp worker for Air Canada at Mirabel and Trudeau airports. He has published three collections of poetry with Véhicule Press including A Tinkers’ Picnic (1999), shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award, and Sympathy for the Couriers (2007), which won the 2008 A.M. Klein Award. A fourth collection will be published by Goose Lane in 2014. His work has appeared in Poetry (Chicago), Sonora Review, The Malahat Review, The Rialto (UK) and Poetry Ireland Review. He lives in Gatineau, Quebec.