Featuring a trusted Series editor and a new guest editor, this continuation of the annual assemblage of essays showcases diverse writing from across Canada. Culled from leading magazines on topics such as race, economy, literature, sports, bioethics, and family, The Best Canadian Essays 2014 contains award-winning and nominated nonfiction articles that are topical and engaging and have their finger on the pulse of our contemporary psyches.
About the authors
Christopher Doda is a poet and an award winning critic living in Toronto. His first book of poems, Among Ruins (2001), was released by Mansfield Press; he is an editor at Exile: The Literary Quarterly.
Natalie Zina Walschots is a freelance writer, community manager and bailed academic based in Toronto. She writes everything from reviews of science fiction novels and interviews with heavy metal musicians to to in-depth feminist games criticism and pieces of long-form journalism. She is the author of two books of poetry. In her free time she has been exploring the poetic potential of the notes engine in the video game Bloodborne, writing a collection of polyamorous fairytales, developing interactive narrative classes and composing short text-based body horror games. She also plays a lot of D&D, participates in a lot of Nordic LARPs, watches a lot of horror movies and reads a lot of speculative fiction.