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The Contributors

Colin Upton

Colin Upton has drawn comic strips, comic books, Web comics, political cartoons, cartoons for a movie, and cartoons for a play, lectured about comics, written about comics, and authored the graphic novel The Collected Diabetes Funnies. Last updated Winter, 2013–2014.

Noah Van Sciver

Noah Van Sciver is an Ignatz Award–winning cartoonist. His graphic novels include The Hypo and Saint Cole. Last updated winter, 2022.

R. M. Vaughan

R. M. Vaughan first appeared in Taddle Creek in 2000. His books include the poetry collection Invisible to Predators, the novel A Quilted Heart, and the memoir Bright Eyed. He died in 2020. Last updated spring, 2022.

Maurice Vellekoop

Maurice Vellekoop has illustrated for major book publishers, magazines, and advertising in North America, Europe, and Asia for more than twenty years. His books include Vellevision, Maurice Vellekoop’s ABC Book, A Nut at the Opera, and Pin-ups. Currently, he is working on a memoir, titled I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together. Last updated winter, 2020–2021.

Paul Vermeersch

Paul Vermeersch’s collection, The Reinvention of the Human Hand, was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award. He has contributed to the magazine since 1999. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.

Katherena Vermette

Katherena Vermette is a Métis writer from Treaty One territory, living in Winnipeg. Her first book, North End Love Songs, won the Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry. Her latest book is the novel The Break. Last updated summer, 2017.

Frank Viva

Frank Viva is a frequent cover artist for the New Yorker. His first picture book, Along a Long Road, was named one of the New York Times’s ten best illustrated children’s books of 2011. His second picture book, for the Museum of Modern Art, in New York, will be published in the fall of 2014. His cover to Taddle Creek No. 33 won a 2015 Applied Arts Photography and Illustration Award. Last updated summer, 2014.