The Impressment Gang

Volume III Issue I    Fall 2016

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Contributor's Notes


George Aldous is a candidate for an MA in Philosophy at the University of Copenhagen and has an ear for music and mimicry.

Meghan Bell lives in Vancouver, where she works for Room magazine and is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at UBC.

Kaitlyn Boulding is a poet and Adjunct Professor in the department of Modern Languages and Classics at Saint Mary’s University on unceded Mi’kmaq territory. She holds an MA in Classics from Dalhousie University and thinks, reads, and writes about women and weaving in the Ancient and Contemporary world.

Pearl Chan is a writer of short fiction and the fiction editor of The Impressment Gang.

 Sarah Cronshaw is a multi-disciplinary artist residing in Halifax, Nova Scotia. A graduate of Concordia University, she earned a BFA with a major in Fibres and Material Practices, and a minor in Print Media. She enjoys travelling, music, and making things that make her friends laugh.

Christopher Evans lives in Vancouver, where he is a candidate for an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia, and works as the Prose Editor at PRISM international magazine.

Liz Johnston lives and writes in Toronto. She is Managing Editor at Brick. Her stories have appeared, or are forthcoming, in The Antigonish Review, The Nashwaak Review, and Confingo.

Allison LaSorda is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Guelph. Anstruther Press published her chapbook, Playdate, in October 2015.

Bob McNeil was influenced by the Imagists and the Beats. Furthermore, after years of being a professional illustrator, spoken word artist and writer, he still hopes to express and address the needs of the human mosaic.

Kenneth Pobo has a new book from Blue Light Press called Bend of Quiet.  His work has appeared in: The Fiddlehead, Mudfish, Grain, Nimrod, Windsor Review, The Queer South Anthology, and elsewhere.

Alice Stinetorf received her MFA from the University of Arkansas, where she currently teaches in the Department of English. Her publication credits include Post Road, Tahoma Literary Review, Harpur Palate, and Nimrod International Journal, among others.

Franco Strong takes his inspiration in equal measure from his philosophical studies and the almost ceaseless sun of Southern California/Northern Mexico.

Elana Wolff ’s essay “Paging Kafka’s Elegist,” winner of The New Quarterly’s 2015 Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest, has been nominated for a National Magazine Award.

Margaret Young has two poetry collections, Willow from the Willow (Cleveland State Poetry Center) and Almond Town (Bright Hill Press); her work has most recently appeared at Superstition Review and Comstock Review.

Changming Yuan,  a 9-time Pushcart nominee, and author of six chapbooks, currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan in Vancouver.



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