A unique collection of stories and art: Margaret Atwood, Austin Clarke, Leon Rooke, Priscila Uppal, Jonathan Goldstein, Paul Quarrington, Morley Callaghan, Jacques Ferron, Marsha Boulton, Joe Rosenblatt, Barry Callaghan, Linda Rogers, Steven Hayward, Andrew Borkowski, Helen Marshall, Gloria Sawai, David McFadden, Myna Wallin, Gail Prussky, Louise Maheux-Forcher, Shannon Bramer, James Dewar, Bob Armstrong, Jamie Feldman, Claire Dé, Christine Miscione, Larry Zolf, Anne Dandurand, Julie Roorda, Mark Paterson, Karen Lee White, Heather Wood, Marty Gervais, Alexandre Amprimoz, Matt Shaw, Darren Gluckman, Gustave Morin, and the country’s greatest cartoonist, Aislin. Humor is an integral part of the Canadian identity, and we have a truly unique way of looking at ourselves, poking fun at our own stereotypes with irony, parody, and satire. What a nation finds funny, and how it embraces humor, is key to what makes a nation great. And we are a great nation!
Bruce Meyer of Barrie, Ontario, is the award-winning author of over 50 books of poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, literary journalism, photography books, and textbooks. Among his recent Titles are Testing the Elements, The Seasons, The Arrow of Time, The Madness of Planets, To Linares, and Portraits of Canadian Writers. He was winner of the Gwendolyn MacEwen Prize for Poetry in 2015 and 2016.