JUDY WILLIAMS divides her time between Vancouver where she teaches in the University of British Columbia's Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts programmes and West Redonda Island where she typically discovers ideas and images for her paintings.
BARRY McKINNON lives in Prince George and teaches at College of New Caledonia. As a founding editor of Repository Press and Caledonia Writing Series, McKinnon has published many books, chapbooks, and broadsides. McKinnon organized the "loves, words" writing conference held in Prince George in 1980. His book of poems, The the (Coach House Press, 1980) was nominated for the Governor General's Award.
DAVID PHILLIPS was born and raised in Vancouver. His books and chapbooks include The Dream Outside (1967), Wave (1968), The Coherence (1970), The Snow Poem (1973), Wild Roses (1975), and, most recently, The Kiss (Coach House Press, 1979). In 1979 he co-edited The Body (Tatlow House), an anthology of Vancouver poets. Phillips lives in North Vancouver, where he works as a part-time carpenter.