Eric Henderson wrote his doctorate on American Gothicist John Hawkes and has taught courses on Edgar Allan Poe. He teaches English literature and writing in Victoria, BC.
Madeline Sonik is an eclectic, award-winning writer and anthologist whose fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction have appeared in literary journals internationally. Her published book-length works include a novel, Arms; a collection of short fiction,; Drying the Bones; a children''s novel Belinda and the Dustbunnys; a poetry collection, Stone Sightings; and a collection of personal essays, Afflictions & Departures. She is also the co-editor of three anthologies: Fresh Blood: New Canadian Gothic Fiction; Entering the Landscape; and When I Was a Child: Stories for Grownups and Children.