(Title, followed by artist bio)
“When the Saints Go Marching In”
a novel by:
Anthony Bidulka has been an accountant, a teacher, and a cook. He is a world traveller who loves a good swim-up bar. He lives in saskatchewan and believes that although life is short, it can be very wide indeed.
Marthe Reed is the author of three books: (em)bodied bliss (Moria Books 2013), Gaze (Black Radish Books 2010), and Tender Box, A Wunderkammer (Lavender Ink 2007). A fourth book, Pleth, a collaboration with j hastain, is in press (Unlikely Books) and a fifth will be published by Lavender Ink (2014). She has also published four chapbooks as part of the Dusie Kollektiv.
“When This World Comes to an End”
Kate Cayley’s poetry and short stories have appeared in literary magazines across the country. Her play, After Akhmatova, was produced by Tarragon Theatre, where she is a playwright-in-residence, and a young adult novel, The Hangman in the Mirro, was published by Annick Press in 2011. She is also the artistic director of Stranger Theatre, and has written, directed and co-created eight plays with the company. Kate Cayley has lived in Halifax, and now lives in Toronto with her partner and their two children. When This World Comes to an End is her first book of poems.
“The Monument Cycles”
Mariner Janes was born in Victoria, British Columbia, but grew up in East Vancouver. His work has been published in West Coast LINE and in the chapbook blueprint. While studying English literature at Simon Fraser University, he co-edited iamb magazine, a venue for new and emerging writers. Janes works in Vancounver’s Downtown Eastside and he aims to incorporate the multitude of voices he encounters there into his work.
Mari-Lou Rowley has published eight previous collections of poetry, most recently Suicide Pslams (Anvil Press), which was shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Book Award, and Transforium (Jack Pine Press) in collaboration with visual artist Tammy Lu. Her work has appeared internationally in literary, arts, and science-related journals including the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics and Aesthetica magazines Creative Works Competition anthology. Unus Mundus was awarded second prize in the 2013 John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award. She is currently pursuing an interdisciplinary PhD at the university of Saskatchewan in new media, neuroplasticity, and empathy.