Mary H Auerbach Rykov is a Toronto-based music therapist, editor, and educator whose research, poems and songs are found in literary and academic journals. Mary serves as proofreader for
Pulp Literature and freelances as a scholarly-academic editor. Her website is maryrykov.com. Ashley-elizabeth Best is from Cobourg, ON. Her work has appeared in dozens of publications, including The Battersea
Review, Geist, and The Columbia Review. Recently her manuscript, Slow States of Collapse, was shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry. She lives and writes in Kingston, Ontario.