About the authors


GILLIAN SZE is the author of Fish Bones (2009), The Anatomy of Clay (2011), and Peeling Rambutan (2014), which was shortlisted for the QWF A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry. Her chapbook, Fricatives, recently came out with Gaspereau Press. She studied Creative Writing and English Literature at Concordia University and received a Ph.D. in Études anglaises from Université de Montréal. Originally from Winnipeg, she now lives in Montreal.

ALISON STRUMBERGER’s poetry, short fiction and commentary have appeared in publications in Canada and Australia. In 2014 she was shortlisted for both the Affirm Press Creative Writing Prize for fiction and the Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize for poetry. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing and English Literature from Concordia University and a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of Melbourne. Originally from the west coast of Canada, she has recently returned from a decade abroad and is living in Toronto.


[photo: G & A, Vancouver 2008]