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Our Feature Readers:
KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI is an Iranian-born writer/translator based in Toronto, currently an editor at Inspiritus Press.
Dave Silverberg is a poet, producer, host, journalist, arts educator, workshop leader, professional egg nog drinker. His first book of poetry Bags of Wires was published by LyricalMyrical Press and his forthcoming book of poetry will be published by ChiZine. He has performed poetry across Canada and Europe, and his mom is real proud he did a TED Talk. Find him at davidsilverberg.ca
Jaclyn Piudik Jaclyn Piudik authored To Suture What Frays (Kelsay Books 2017) and two chapbooks, Of Gazelles Unheard (Beautiful Outlaw 2013) and The Tao of Loathliness (fooliar press 2005/8). Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including New American Writing, Columbia Poetry Review, Burning House and CV2. She received a NY Times Fellowship for Creative Writing and the Academy of American Poets’ Sellers Award. Piudik edited three poetry collections for award-winning Canadian publisher Book*hug. She holds an M.A. in Creative Writing from the City College of New York and a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from the University of Toronto.