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Bruce Meyer

Bruce Meyer is author of more than sixty books of poetry, short stories, flash fiction, and non-fiction. His stories have won or been shortlisted for numerous international and national prizes. He is a Bank of Montreal Fellow in Fiction for Exile Editions and Exile Literary Quarterly. He lives in Barrie, Ontario with his wife, Kerry, and their daughter, Katie, and teaches at Georgian College and Victoria College in the University of Toronto.


Michael A. Occhionero

Michael A. Occhionero is the author of novels Idle Hands (2017) and ALT•4•1
(2019). His eclectic creative interests extend to poetry, and he is currently editing a collection of his works entitled Variations on a Theme for release in 2021. He writes and teaches in his hometown of Montreal.


In his free time, the author enjoys travelling, spinning old records, and spending as much time as possible on the tennis court. Occhionero holds an M.A. in English Literature from Queen’s University.

Karaline Alessia

Karaline Alessia has had a love for literature since childhood. In addition to writing poetry, she relishes her work as a teacher, and as the founder of a burgeoning literacy centre for children. In her free time, she runs a book club, and dedicates her time to the Lymphoma and Leukaemia Foundation of Canada. She is a lover of all things magical and enchanted, and every year about Halloween, you can find her roaming the streets of Salem, where she makes a yearly pilgrimage.