Steve Lundin grew up playing goal in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is the author of two short story collections, A Ruin of Feathers and Revolvo and other Canadian Tales, and the novel This River Awakens, and is a past winner of the Three-Day Novel Contest (Stolen Voices, Anvil Press). After a brief stint in England, where he earned international acclaim for his Malazan Book of the Fallen series under the name Steven Erikson, he returned to his hometown with his wife and son to launch the novel When She's Gone. They now reside in Victoria, BC.
Mitchell Parry's poetry has appeared in Grain, Event, Pottersfield Portfolio, and The Malahat Review. In 2002, he won first prize in The Antigonish Review's Great Blue Heron poetry contest. He lives on Pender Island, BC, and teaches film studies at the University of Victoria. Publications include: Tacoma Narrows (Goose Lane Editions, 2006) and Vacant Rooms, a novella (Anvil Press, 1994).