GARY GEDDES teaches Creative Writing at Concordia University. He recently won the National Magazine Award for poetry. A recent collection of short stories is The Unsettling of the West (Oberon). Kitenmax was published in TCR 39.
PATRICIA NOLAN is an Ottawa writer who has published stories in Quarry, and who is now working on her first novel.
GORDON PAYNE is a Vancouver artist who teaches in the Fine Arts programme at UBC. His last exhibition, entitled Gordon Payne: Drawing and Painting, was at the Charles H. Scott Gallery in April 1986.
JOHN BAGLOW has published in several magazines, including This Magazine, The Malahat Review, and Canadian Literature. His books include Emergency Measures (Sono Nis) and a study of Hugh MacDairmid's poetry. He lives in Ottawa.
GERRY SHIKATANI has published and exhibited his poetry since 1973. A Sparrow's Food (Coach House, 1984) is his first major collection. He is currently working on two new manuscripts. His work has appeared previously in TCR 31, the sound poetry issue.
BRENDA RICHES writes fiction and poetry. Her "The Breeding Ground" appeared in TCR 43.
SUSAN JOHNSTON is a Montreal writer whose work has previously appeared in some little and underground magazines in that city and in New Maritimes, a socialist monthly newspaper in Nova Scotia.
RAMONA WEEKS lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Three of her poems were published in TCR 36.
MICHAEL MIROLLA is a Montreal poet and short story writer with work published in various magazines in Canada, and the US and Britain; a short story is included in Press Porcepic's Tesseracts II science fiction anthology. TCR recently published two of his stories in 43.
ALAMGIR HASHMI writes in Switzerland.
MICHAEL WINTER, originally from England, lives and writes in Newfoundland. He has published poetry in Tickle Ace, and will soon have a short story appearing in Quarry.