FEBRUARY 2010 (VOL. 3, NO. 1)


Sheldon Birnie lives in Winnipeg, MB, where he plays in a country/western band. His poetry has been previously published in Descant, Shorelines, paperplates, and The Claremont Review. He has also publihsed 7 chapbooks (small change) and has one forthcoming from Wednesday Press.

Leslie D. Bohn received her M.A. in English from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion and now resides in Nasville. Her work has appeared in Whistling Shade, Ruminate, Relief, and Basilica Review.
Isabelle Ghaneh has been published in several online and print ventures including Sea Stories,, Pennie Ink Issue #26, Coal City Review, Her Cricle Ezine, and Dimsum-Asia's Literary Journal.
Tony Kess is a graduate student at the University of British Columbia. He is studying Forestry. He has not previously submitted writing to any publications that are not about plants or DNA. He rarely writes about himself in third person. He owes money all over town.
Don Peteroy is a social worker and part-time student at the University of Cincinnati. His stories have been published or are forthcoming in The Timber Creek Review, Two Hawks Quarterly, CRIT Journal, and The Susquehanna Review. He won the 2009 Hopton Short Story Award.
Ian C. Smith's work has appeared in The Best Australian Poetry, Descant, Heat, Magma, The Malahat Review, and Meanjin. His latest book is titled Memory Like Hunger, and his next, Lost Language of the Heart, are both from Ginninderra Press (Adelaide). He lives with his wife and their four sons in Victoria, Australia.
Jason Sunder lives in Vancouver, BC. He drinks too much coffee and rides the bus. His poetry has appeared in Capilano University's The Liar. He received the Canadian University Press award in investigative journalism for his work with The Peak, Simon Fraser University's student newspaper.