Stephanie Earp

Stephanie Earp lives in North Toronto. Her poetry has appeared in Ultra Violet and the Antigonish Review. She also writes for Good Girl and Elle Canada. Last updated summer, 2003.

RJ Edwards

RJ Edwards is a writer, podcast host, and librarian. Their work has been featured in Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers, The Collection: Short Fiction from the Transgender Vanguard, Capricious, and the Queers Destroy Science Fiction! special issue of Lightspeed. RJ currently resides in Vancouver, with their partner and their ridiculous cat. Last updated winter, 2018–2019.

Danielle Egan

Danielle Egan lives in Vancouver. She is a freelance journalist and fiction writer. Last updated summer, 2010.

Sarah Elton

Sarah Elton lives in Riverdale. She is a food writer and the food columnist for CBC Radio’s Here and Now. Her book, Locavore, will be published by HarperCollins in 2010. She has also edited a fiction anthology, due from Cormorant in the fall of 2009. Last updated summer, 2009.

Karen Eull

Karen Eull lives near the Queen Street West area. She is an emerging artist whose work has been exhibited in Toronto, across Canada, and in the U.S. She has also worked in arts administration at private galleries and public museums across Toronto. Last updated Christmas, 2002.

    Cary Fagan

    Cary Fagan lives in Dufferin Grove. His collection My Life Among the Apes was long-listed for the Giller Prize, and his short story “Shit Box,” from Taddle Creek’s summer, 2007, issue, was nominated for a National Magazine Award. His books for kids include The Boy in the Box, Mr. Zinger’s Hat, and I Wish I Could Draw. Last updated winter, 2014–2015.

    Jesse Patrick Ferguson

    Jesse Patrick Ferguson lives in Fredericton. He is a poetry editor of the Fiddlehead, and the author of Harmonics (Freehand, 2009). His work has appeared in a variety of journals, including Canadian Literature, the New Quarterly, Grain, Poetry, and Harper’s. Last updated summer, 2010.

    James Finnerty

    James Finnerty is one of Taddle Creek's audiovisual producers. He is an audio engineer specializing in recording, mixing, and live sound. He earned a bachelor of fine arts with great distinction from the electroacoustic studies program at Concordia University and currently works as a staff engineer at Revolution Recording in Toronto. He is a member of the Audio Engineering Society and the Society of Composers Authors and Music Publishers of Canada.

      Matthew Firth

      Matthew Firth’s most recent collection is Shag Carpet Action. He lives in Ottawa, where he runs Black Bile Press. “Greeks” is his first story for the magazine. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.

      • Greeks Winter, 2012–2013

        (No. 29)

      Meags Fitzgerald

      Meags Fitzgerald is a Montreal-based illustrator and the author of the Doug Wright Award–winning Photobooth: A Biography. Her most recent book is the memoir Long Red Hair. Last updated winter, 2015–2016.

      Litia Fleming

        Jeffrey Flores

          Napatsi Folger

          Napatsi Folger lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut, where she works as a government policy adviser. Her first young adult novel is Joy of Apex. Last updated summer, 2017.

          Beth Follett

          Beth Follett lives in the Annex and is the publisher of Pedlar Press. Her first novel, Tell It Slant, was published in 2001 by Coach House. Last updated Halloween, 2008.

          Stacey May Fowles

          Stacey May Fowles lives in Dovercourt Village. She is the author of two novels, Be Good (Tightrope, 2007) and Fear of Fighting (Invisible, 2008). She is also the circulation director of The Walrus. Last updated summer, 2012.

          Brian Francis

          Brian Francis is the author of two novels. His most recent, Natural Order, was selected by the Toronto Star, Kobo and the Georgia Straight as a best book of the year. His first novel, Fruit, was a Canada Reads finalist and named one of CBC's one hundred novels that make You proud to be a Canadian. He writes a monthly advice column for Quill and Quire, and is a regular columnist for CBC Radio’s The Next Chapter. Last updated summer, 2018.

          Sonya Freedman

          Sonya Freedman lives in the Annex. Her work has appeared in Canadian Forum, Parchment, the Fiddlehead, the Antigonish Review, the New Quarterly, Grain, and Quarry. Last updated Christmas, 2002.

          Elyse Friedman

          Elyse Friedman lives near Allenby. She is the author of two novels, Then Again (Random House, 1999) and Waking Beauty (Three Rivers, 2004), and the poetry collection Know Your Monkey (ECW, 2003). Her most recent book is the collection Long Story Short (Anansi, 2007). Her story “Lost Kitten,” from Taddle Creek’s Christmas, 2005, issue, was nominated for a National Magazine Award. Last updated Christmas, 2007.

          Dayle Furlong

          Dayle Furlong lives in Dufferin Grove. She studied English literature and fine arts at York University. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in Kiss Machine, the Puritan, Word, and the Voice. She works as a literary publicist and has worked as a screenwriter’s assistant for the Showcase television series Slings & Arrows. Her debut collection of poetry, Open Slowly, will be published by Tightrope in spring, 2008. Last updated Christmas, 2007.

          Amy Gaizauskas

          Amy Gaizauskas lives in Dufferin Grove. She attends York University. Her first published poem appeared in the summer, 2006, issue of Taddle Creek. Last updated summer, 2006.

          Camilla Gibb

          Camilla Gibb lives somewhere between the Annex and Rosedale. She is the author of Sweetness in the Belly (Doubleday, 2005)—short-listed for the Giller Prize and winner of the 2006 Trillium Book Award—The Petty Details of So-and-so’s Life (Doubleday, 2002), and Mouthing the Words (Pedlar, 1999), which won the 2000 Toronto Book Award. She appeared on the first Taddle Creek Disc of Laser-light Reflected Sound, and she has contributed to the magazine since 2000. Last updated Christmas, 2007.

          Sarah Gilbert

          Sarah Gilbert teaches in the English department at Dawson College, in Montreal. Last updated winter, 2017–2018.

          Nancy Gobatto

          Nancy Gobatto lives in North York. Her work has appeared in Zygote, Kiss Machine, and the Green Tricycle. She is working on a Ph.D. in women’s studies and is supposed to be writing about Anaïs Nin. Last updated Christmas, 2003.

          Dina Goldstein

          Dina Goldstein is an award-winning photographer living in Vancouver. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers. Last updated summer, 2010.

            Catherine Graham

            Catherine Graham is the author of the poetry collection Her Red Hair Rises with the Wings of Insects. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. Last updated winter, 2014–2015.

            Kristi-ly Green

            Kristi-Ly Green lives in Christie-Ossington. Her book of short stories, Nits (Exile, 2000), was short-listed for the 2001 ReLit Awards. Her work has appeared in Exile, the Scrivener, Fireweed, the New Quarterly, and Room of One’s Own, the anthologies The IV Lounge Reader (Insomniac, 2001) and Young Bloods (Exile, 2001), and a Mexican collection of Canadian short stories in Spanish. Last updated summer, 2006.

            Katia Grubisic

            Katia Grubisic lives in Montreal. She is a writer, editor, and translator whose work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, Grain, and the Fiddlehead. Her poetry collection, What If Red Ran Out (Goose Lane, 2008), was a finalist for the A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry and won the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. Last updated Christmas, 2010.

            Jason Guriel

            Jason Guriel’s new book, The Pigheaded Soul: Essays and Reviews on Poetry and Culture, is forthcoming in 2013. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.

            Louise Bernice Halfe

            Louise Bernice Halfe, also known by her Cree name, Sky Dancer, lives in Saskatoon, and served as the Saskatchewan poet laureate for two years. She was raised on Saddle Lake Reserve and attended Blue Quills Indian Residential School. Her latest book is Burning in this Midnight Dream. Last updated summer, 2017.

            Jenn Hardy

            Jenn Hardy lives in Montreal. Her writing has appeared in This Magazine, Briarpatch, and the Montreal Gazette. She is the founder of the Montreal jazz site porkpiejazz.com. Last updated summer, 2010.

            Eleri Mai Harris

            Eleri Mai Harris is a journalist, cartoonist, editor, originally from Hobart, Tasmania. She is an M.F.A. graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies, in Vermont, as well as a history nerd and lover of trains, old maps, and all kinds of exploration. She lives in Canberra, Australia. Last updated winter, 2015–2016.

            Julie Hartley

            Julie Hartley lives in York. Her poetry has appeared in the Antigonish Review, CV2, This Magazine, and Event, and she was a 2010 winner of the Leeds Peace Poetry competition, in England. She also runs the Centauri Summer Arts Camp. Last updated, summer 2011.

            Beatriz Hausner

            Beatriz Hausner lives in Little Italy. Born in Chile, she is the translator of twenty-five titles of poetry, fiction, and children’s literature, principally from Spanish to English. Last updated summer, 2005.

            Aaron Hawco

            Previously last seen on Queen Street West, in 2004, Aaron Hawco was most recently spotted by Taddle Creek on Queen Street East, in 2014. He is no longer a photographer, but has met with success in new and different areas. Still, he always will be the magazine’s founding photo editor, a position he held from 1997 to 1999. Last updated winter, 2014–2015.

              Ron Hawkins

              Ron Hawkins lives in Parkdale. His stories have appeared in Repair and Stand Up 8. He is member of the Lowest of the Low and a former member of Ron Hawkins and the Rusty Nails, as well as a solo artist in his own right. Last updated summer, 2002.

              Jeet Heer

              Jeet Heer is a cultural journalist and academic whose work has appeared in numerous publications. He lives in Saskatchewan and co-edits the Gasoline Alley reprint series Walt and Skeezix. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.

              Sara Heinonen

              Sara Heinonen lives in Danforth Village. Her stories have appeared in a number of journals, including Event, Grain, and the Fiddlehead. Her first collection will be published by Mansfield in 2013. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.

              Lee Henderson

              Lee Henderson lives in Victoria. He is the author of the novels The Man Game and The Road Narrows as You Go, and the collection The Broken Record Technique. Last updated summer, 2017.

              Gilbert Hernandez

              Gilbert Hernandez, along with his brother Jaime, has been creating Love and Rockets comics for more than thirty years, and will continue to do so come hell or high water. Last updated summer, 2016.

                Ryan Heshka

                Ryan Heshka’s work has appeared in publications and galleries across North America and Europe. He is the creator of the comic Mean Girls Club. He lives in Vancouver. Last updated winter, 2015–2016.

                  Sheila Heti

                  Sheila Heti lives somewhere in Toronto, apparently. She’s so hard to keep track of. Her short story collection, The Middle Stories (Anansi, 2001), has been translated into four languages, published in the U.S. by McSweeney’s in 2002, and hailed by the Globe and Mail as “stylish genius.” Her latest book is Ticknor (Anansi, 2005). Her work has been published in Toronto Life, Blood & Aphorisms, This, and McSweeney’s. Last updated summer, 2006.

                  Tom Hicken

                  Tom Hicken is an editorial and news photographer studying photojournalism. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.

                    Heather Hogan

                    Heather Hogan is a fiction writer and editor living in Toronto. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.

                    Alfred Holden

                    Alfred Holden is a contributing editor with Taddle Creek. He was an editor and reporter with the Toronto Star for nearly thirty years. He contributed to the books Concrete Toronto and uTOpia: Towards a New Toronto. His Christmas, 2000, Taddle Creek essay, “The Streamlined Man,” was nominated for a National Magazine Award, and he was awarded a Heritage Toronto commendation for his work in Taddle Creek and elsewhere. He has contributed to the magazine since 1997. Last updated winter, 2017–2018.

                    Stevie Howell

                    Stevie Howell has written poetry appearing in Descant, Eighteen Bridges, Hazlitt, Maisonneuve, and the Walrus. Her first collection, [Sharps], was published in 2014. Last updated summer, 2015.

                    Joanne Huffa

                    Joanne Huffa lives in Parkdale. She is a writer, music freak, and lover of zines, and was once known for her presence at a Toronto alternative weekly. Her writing has appeared in Kiss Machine, Eye Weekly, and Exclaim!. She writes short stories, but feels more comfortable talking about other people. Last updated Christmas, 2009.

                    Kerri Huffman

                    Kerri Huffman lives in Little Italy. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in various journals, including the Fiddlehead, the Cormorant, Contemporary Verse 2, the Hart House Review, Broken Pencil, and Kiss Machine. She is the magazine’s founding associate editor, a position she held from 1997 to 2002. Last updated Christmas, 2007.

                    Alan Hunt

                    Alan Hunt now lives in Georgetown, Ontario, after a decade in Toronto. His comics have appeared in the Toronto Star and the Annex Gleaner, and his strip, Maciek and Fiona, an ongoing story about a day in the life of a disintegrating relationship, enjoyed a four-year run in Exclaim! Last updated Christmas, 2002.

                    • The Werewolf Summer, 2019

                      (No. 43)

                    • The Portal Christmas, 2002

                      (No. 9)

                    Rose Hunter

                    Rose Hunter is a former resident of Australia and Toronto, and currently resides in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Her work has appeared in Word Riot, Juked, Storyglossia, and the Barcelona Review. She is also the editor of the online poetry journal YB. Her first published work appeared in the Christmas, 2002, issue of Taddle Creek. Last updated Christmas, 2009.

                    Christopher Hutsul

                    Christopher Hutsul is a writer and artist living in Parkdale. He is a former staff writer for the Toronto Star, where he regularly contributed drawings and comics, in addition to features and news stories. His comic strip, Dunk McDougall and His Li’l Buddy James, ran in Eye Weekly from 2000 to 2002. Last updated summer, 2006.