- Secret Origins Summer, 2003
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.
- Loose Time Winter, 2018–2019
Danielle Egan lives in Vancouver. She is a freelance journalist and fiction writer. Last updated summer, 2010.
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.
- The Electronic Avant-Garde Christmas, 1997
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 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.
- Cappuccinos for the Planet Summer, 2010
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’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
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.
- The Village Under the Clouds Winter, 2015–2016
Lisa Foad is working on a novel, titled Hunting, and a collection of short stories. Her book The Night Is A Mouth won the ReLit Award for short fiction and a Writers’ Trust of Canada Dayne Ogilvie Prize Honour of Distinction. Last updated winter, 2019–2020.
- Hunting Winter, 2019–2020
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.
- Namesake Summer, 2017
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.
- Shostakovich Blaring Christmas, 2000
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 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.
- The Call of the Loons Christmas, 1998
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 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.
- Road Signs Christmas, 2002
- The Invention of Tennis Summer, 2006
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 teaches in the English department at Dawson College, in Montreal. Last updated winter, 2017–2018.
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.
- Fish Bones Christmas, 2003
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 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 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.
- The Infected Knee, the Gallbladder, and the Summer of Love Summer, 2004
- ‘Wiggie Waiter Bites into Millions!’ Said the News Christmas, 2002
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’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.
- Reminiscing Summer, 2017
- Zine Machine 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.
- Hell’s Bells Winter, 2015–2016
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.
- Home Address Summer, 2011
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.
- The Origin of the Species Summer, 2005
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 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.
- Still the Same Pig You’ve Always Been Christmas, 2000
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.
- This Ain't Your Hippie Jesus’s Bible Winter, 2012–2013
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 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, 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’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.
Victoria Hetherington's debut novel, Mooncalves, focuses on the implosion of a Quebec-based cult, and was named one of several cult narratives “filling a particular, and dark, societal need” by Quill and Quire. Last updated winter, 2019–2020.
- What They Came For Winter, 2019–2020
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.
- What Changed Christmas, 2000
Tom Hicken is an editorial and news photographer studying photojournalism. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.
Heather Hogan is a fiction writer and editor living in Toronto. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.
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.
- A Man and His World Winter, 2017–2018
- Lessons From the Reporters’ Trenches Winter, 2016–2017
- Peeling Back the Layers Summer, 2011
- A Better (Sub)way? Summer, 2008
- Gods and Monsters Christmas, 2006
- The Paper Pompeii Summer, 2006
- Jane Jacobs, 1916–2006 Summer, 2006
- Pillar of Community Christmas, 2004
- The Playground War Summer, 2002
- Are You ‘Modern’ or ‘Borax’? Christmas, 2001
- This Once-Fabulous Place On-line, July 12, 2001
- Those Were the Days On-line, July 12, 2001
- Plastic Patches and Cat’s Eyes Summer, 2001
- The Streamlined Man Christmas, 2000
- This Fabulous Place Christmas, 1999
- Dupont at Zenith Christmas, 1998
- The Forgotten Stream Christmas, 1997
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.
- Ontarioabandoned places.com Summer, 2015
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.
- A Break with Conventions Summer, 2003
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.
- Tofino Winter, 2019–2020
- The Night I Took Benicio Del Toro to Bed Christmas, 2007
- The Scarf Christmas, 2005
- Hell Summer, 2004
- Nobody Loves a Fat Kid Summer, 2002
- Poetry with a Twist Summer, 2001
- Steal This Logo Christmas, 2000
- Super Octane Girls Get Down Tonight! Christmas, 1999
- Where Voices Cross Christmas, 1998
- Lynn’s Case Christmas, 1997
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.
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 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.
- A Really Special Summer Summer, 2006