In 1969 Richard Austin, a 22 year old artist, lived in Montréal. The city was in turmoil that year, experiencing often-violent strikes, civil unrest and terrorist bombings of the Stock Exchange and Canada Post mailboxes. During the year Sir George Williams University, situated in the city's...
Priscila Uppal is a fiction writer and poet, who was born in Ottawa and currently lives in Toronto. She has published a novel, six books of poetry, and selected poems and short stories in national and international magazines. Her second novel is forthcoming from Doubleday Canada.
She has been recently shortlisted for the 2007 Griffin Poetry Prize.