Bryan Jay Ibeas

Bryan Jay Ibeas currently serves as the acquiring editor and marketing coordinator for Cormorant Books, an independent Canadian literary publisher, as well as co-publisher of Found Press, a literary ebook micropress and quarterly.


Andrew Forbes

Andrew Forbes is the author of liner notes, short fiction, and countless music essays, most of which can be found at or His stories have been published in The Feathertale Review, Found Press Quarterly, PRISM International, and The New Quarterly. Nothing qualifies him to write about sports save for a lifetime of unhealthy obsession, careful consideration and gutpunch heartbreak. He lives in Peterborough, Ontario.


Ian Orti

Ian Orti is a Canadian writer who travels extensively. He writes books which sometimes win awards and frequently writes articles and columns in magazines, as well as the occasional story or poem in a literary journal. He still has yet to forgive Kerry Fraser.


Mike Spry

Mike Spry is a writer, editor, and columnist who has written for The Toronto Star, Maisonneuve, and The Smoking Jacket, among others. He is the author of JACK (Snare Books, 2008), which was shortlisted for the 2009 Quebec Writers’ Federation A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry, and he was longlisted for the 2010 Journey Prize. His most recent work is Distillery Songs (Insomniac Press, 2011), which was shortlisted for the 2012 ReLit Award.

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Brian Merrifield

Athletic trainer, amateur chef, beach fanatic, outspoken, intelligent, practical joker, wicked sense of humor. A simple person who like to please everyone as hard as I can, with many interests.

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