Barry Callaghan is a Canadian author, poet, and anthologist. He is currently the editor in chief of Exile Editions and Exile: the Literary Quarterly. He is the author of As Close as We Came, Beside Still Waters, and The Black Queen Stories. He lives in Toronto. Bruce Meyer is the inaugural poet laureate of the city of Barrie and a professor of English at Georgian College. He is the author of Alphabet Table, Dog Days, The Golden Thread, Heroes, and Mesopotamia; the coauthor of Alphabestiary; and the coeditor of The White Collar Book. He lives in Barrie, Ontario. Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is the recipient of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, and the Governor General's Award. She lives in Toronto.
"Barry Callaghan and Bruce Meyer have done yeoman service to Canadian literature with this volume." —Rex Murphy, host, Cross-Country Check-Up, CBC Radio One