Lauren Tamaki (cover) has drawn for the New York Times, GQ, and Toronto Life.
John Lorinc (“Cultural Expropriation,” p. 14) is a co-editor of The Ward Uncovered: The Archeology of Everyday Life, to be published this spring by Coach House Books.
Joshua Oliver (“Toss of the Bitcoin,” p. 17) is an editorial fellow at The Walrus. He has written for Slate and Coindesk.
Victor Wong (illustration, p. 17) has produced work for Reader’s Digest, Monocle, and Cottage Life.
Lauren Mckeon (“Full Disclosure,” p. 21) is the digital editor at The Walrus and author of F-bomb: Dispatches from the War on Feminism.
Lynn Scurfield (illustration, p. 21) is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in the New York Times and The Atlantic.
Richard Poplak (“Secret Agency,” p. 26) is a journalist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is currently writing a book about the mining industry for Mcclelland & Stewart.
Sébastien Thibault (illustrations, p. 26) draws for the New York Times, L’actualité, and The Atlantic.
Shane Neilson (poem, p. 32) is a Hamilton-based poet, physician, and critic. He is the winner of the 2017 Walrus Poetry Prize.
Moira Farr (“Faulty Towers,” p. 34) is an instructor at Carleton University. She has written for Canadian Geographic, Chatelaine, and the Globe and Mail. Kyle Scott ( illustration, p. 34) is a Vancouver-based illustrator.
Martin Patriquin (“Warning Signs” p. 41) is a Montreal-based writer. He has contributed to the New York Times, the Globe and Mail, and ipolitics.
Erin Sylvester (“Fashion Backward,” p. 50) is the copy editor at The Walrus and the deputy editor of Torontoist.
Irma Kniivila (illustration, p. 50) is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Toronto.
Alex Pugsley (“Wheelers,” p. 54) won the 2012 Writers’ Trust/mcclelland & Stewart Journey Prize. “Wheelers” is an excerpt from a forthcoming novel.
Nicole Rifkin (illustrations, p. 54) is a New York City–based illustrator.
Lenea Grace (poem, p. 61) is a poet based in Gibsons, BC. She is the readers’ choice winner of the 2017 Walrus Poetry Prize.
Heather O’neill (“On the Table,” p. 70) is an award-winning author whose latest novel is The Lonely Hearts Hotel.
Emily Taylor (illustration, p. 70) is an illustrator whose clients include Corporate Knights and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Robbie Dillon (“Kant Escape,” p. 74) is the founding senior editor of Vice magazine. He is currently studying philosophy at Concordia University.
Tallulah Fontaine (illustrations, p. 10, 12, 74) is an illustrator whose clients include Vice, Glamour UK, and Precedent.