Kathryn MacDonald is a poet and travel writer who has adventured across the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa. Her love of exploring places and experiencing different cultures has led to her newest collections of travel poems, for which the working title is Bluu/Azul/Blue; Part 1 “Cure for Love: Flight”; Part II “In Love with the Wind”. She is the author of A Breeze You Whisper (Hidden Brook Press, 2011) and her poems have been published in literary journals such a Descant and Fiddlehead. Her novella, Calla and Edourd was published in 2009.
Ingrid Ruthig has won many awards for her poetry. She discusses her most recent book, THIS BEING which has just become a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award through the Canadian League of Poets.
Jonathan Bennett is a novelist and poet. He is the author of six books, the most recent of which is The Colonial Hotel (ECW Press, 2014). His previous work includes the critically acclaimed novels, Entitlement and After Battersea Park, two collections of poetry, Civil and Civic, and Here is my street, this tree I planted, and a collection of short stories set in Australia, Verandah People, which was runner up for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. He is a winner of the K.M. Hunter Artists’ Award in Literature.