Hope Houston is an American transplant to the Canadian prairie. Hope writes short literary fiction, as well as speculative fiction for middle grade and young adult readers. Hailing from the cornfields of Ohio, Hope graduated summa cum laude from Wright State University in 2013, where she won the Adam Cline Memorial Award for Fiction Writing. Her work has appeared in Mystery Tribune and the Nexus Literary Journal. When not writing, Hope enjoys theme parks, video games, pinball, and her two silly, little cats. You can find Hope on Twitter: @HopeWritesStuff.
Sarah Ens is a writer and editor from the geographical centre (longitudinally) of Canada. In 2019, she won The New Quarterly’s Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest and placed 2nd in Contemporary Verse 2‘s 2-Day Poem Contest. She also won 1st place in Room Magazine’s 2018 Short Forms Contest. Her debut collection of poetry, The World Is Mostly Sky, is forthcoming with Turnstone Press in Spring 2020. Currently, Sarah works as a freelance editor and copyeditor on a variety of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry projects.
Supervising Faculty: Sheri Benning