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The Contributors

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. Their short story “Loose Time” is the only piece from Taddle Creek to ever win a gold National Magazine Award. 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. Last updated summer, 2015.

Matthew Firth

Matthew Firth’s most recent collection is Shag Carpet Action. He lives in Ottawa, where he runs Black Bile Press. Last updated winter, 2012–2013.

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.

Margaret Flatley

Margaret Flatley is a Brooklyn-based illustrator and comic artist. Last updated spring, 2022.

Jeffrey Flores

Jeffrey Flores built the sadly short-lived Taddle Creek app. Last updated summer, 2016.

Lisa Foad

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. Her story story “Hunting,” from Taddle Creek No. 44, was short-listed for the Journey Prize. Last updated winter, 2019–2020.

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 Missed Connections: A Memoir in Letters Never Sent, which was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award. The Kitch, his column of forgotten recipes, first appeared in the magazine in 2018. Last updated fall, 2022.

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.