Sophie B. Watson is an award-winning freelance writer who has been published in several magazines, including Briarpatch Magazine, Canadian Dimension, Canadian Living Magazine, Legacy Magazine, and Sustainable Times (among others). She holds a degree in English and French literature from the University of Alberta as well as a master’s in creative writing from Bath Spa University. She has been a library page, a waitress, a substitute dj, a bookseller, and, most recently, the editor of Cork University Press. Cadillac Couches is Sophie’s first novel. Read more about Sophie (and her aquatic larks) on her blog at www.sophiebwatson.com.
Gillian Campbell’s short fiction has been published in Grain Magazine, Creekstones: Words & Images, The New Quarterly, and The Antigonish Review. She has a ba from the Université de Montréal and a master’s of library science from the University of British Columbia, and for many years she worked as a children’s librarian. Gillian grew up on the West Island of Montreal and now makes her home on the West Coast on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. The Apple House is her first novel. Please visit www.gilliancampbell.ca.
Kathy Page is an award-winning author of seven novels, which include The Story of My Face, long-listed for the Orange Prize in 2002; Alphabet, shortlisted for a Governor General’s Award in 2005; and The Find, shortlisted for the 2011 ReLit Novel Award. She is also the co-editor of In the Flesh: Twenty Writers Explore the Body, a collection of personal essays about the body. Kathy teaches creative writing at Vancouver Island University. She is currently working on two books, a series of linked stories and a novel that picks up on the story begun in Alphabet. Please visit www.kathypage.info.