Bänoo Zan's 1st collection of poetry, Songs of Exile, was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award. Letters to My Father was published in 2017. Song of Phoenix: Life and Works of Sylvia Plath was reprinted in Iran in 2010.
Richard Blackburn is a Toronto-based actor and writer. His work has appeared previously in Spring Rain, Poet Lore, Fine Madness, and Voices 2019.
A.M. Matte is a poet, author, playwright and laureate of the O’Neill-Karch award, her plays have been produced across Ontario. Publications include stories in Virages, Ancrages, Tripping the Tale Fantastic, and Luna Station Quarterly and collections Where Pigeons Roost and Other Stories, and Ce que l’on divulgue.
Margaret Code has appeared in Garm Lu, Lichen, Best American Poets, Labour of Love, This Time Around: Coastline, Poetrain Anthology, Memory & Loss, and Chickadee. She will read from her Multicultural Festivals Series.