Contributors – Volume 6, Issue 1


Michael Fraser is published in various national and international journals and anthologies. He is published in Best Canadian Poetry in English 2013 and 2018. He has won numerous awards, including Freefall Magazine’s 2014 and 2015 poetry contests, the 2016 CBC Poetry Prize, and the 2018 Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Competition. The Day-Breakers (Biblioasis 2022) is his third poetry collection.

Glenda Fu is a debuting young poet and the recipient of the 2021 Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship. Her poem, “Les Temps des Cerises” is featured on the scholarship website. She is currently double majoring in English and Philosophy with a minor in Psychology at the University of Toronto. A portfolio of her writings can be found at

Tanisha Nuttall is an emerging artist currently rooted on the West Coast. Tanisha is Cree Métis from Treaty 6 territory, also known as Northern Alberta; she also carries a mixture of European ancestry. She honors her blended heritage and ways of knowing. Tanisha has performed her poetry locally and is growing into her voice as an artist. 

Susan Olding is the author of Pathologies: A Life in Essays and Big Reader. Her poetry has appeared in CV2, Event, Juniper, The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, and several anthologies, including In Fine Form, 2nd Edition.

Alexandra Pasian (she/her) is the author of several chapbooks including, Make the whole world (Ghost City Press, 2021), Yes I know some things about the nature of beauty (Maverick Duck Press, 2021), and Work until you find resistance (Junction Books, 2019). Among other journals, her work has appeared in Arc, Cosmonauts Avenue, CV2, Electronic Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature, and The Fiddlehead.

Brian Purdy published two full books (poetry 1976 & short fiction 1977), three chapbooks (1986, 2007, 2016) and he appears in three Canadian anthologies (2018, 2014, 1978). In 2016 the documentary Al Purdy Was Here featured an interview of him as Al Purdy’s son. His work appears in 50+ periodicals.

Chris Rodgers is a retired engineer and college professor who has been part of a poetry writing group for many years in Toronto.

Shane Schick is the founder of a publication about customer experience design called 360 Magazine. His poetry has recently appeared or is forthcoming in ONE ART, Stanchion and Moss Puppy. He lives in Whitby, Ont. More: Twitter: @ShaneSchick.  

Kate Sorbara is a mother, a farmer, and a lover of rivers. Her chapbook, Burnt River, is in its second printing.

Glen Sorestad: Saskatoon poet Glen Sorestad has been publishing his poems around the world for over 50 years and has authored over 20 books of poetry. His poems have been translated into at least eight languages.


Susan Winemaker is an author and artist currently residing in Toronto.

— contributors from Juniper Volume 6, Issue 1