JORDAN ABEL is a Nisga'a writer from Vancouver. He is the author of The Place of Scraps (winner of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize), Un/inhabited, Injun (winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize), and NISHGA (finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction).

CARLEIGH BAKER is a nêhiyaw âpihtawikosisân/Icelandic writer. Her debut short story collection Bad Endings won the City of Vancouver Book Award in 2017 and was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Emerging Indigenous Voices Award for fiction.

MADELEINE REDDON (Métis) is from Treaty 6 territory known currently as Edmonton, Alberta. She is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University of British Columbia, located on the unceded, ancestral lands of the Musqueam people,  and she is a recipient of the CGS doctoral Joseph-Armand Bombardier scholarship.