About Our Contributors
Afeed Areifiz is a second year English major who moved to Vancouver close to
two years ago, from Bangladesh, to attend UBC.
Deanna Chan is in her final semester at UBC, working towards a double major in
French and Honours English Literature. She loves writer’s block, condescending
comments about her degree, and saying the exact opposite of what she means.
Bára Hladíková is Czech-Canadian, writes sci-fi and technical documents, and
Christina Hu is a third year creative writing major, economics minor. She’s a fan
of soft cheeses and second-person POV.
Michael Pendreigh is a third year student majoring in English. He is mostly
interested in his dogs, online games, and girlfriend (in no particular order). A
small smattering of literature allows him to write the occasional poem.
Katie Selbee is currently completing her last semester of an English Honours
degree. Her focus has been on the intersection between literature, Indigenous
land rights and social justice, and she is looking forward to putting theory into
praxis in her experiences post-university.
Julia Tikhonova is a third year English honours and Sociology student. Some of
her research interests include globalization, intersectional feminism, modern and
contemporary poetry, and more broadly, the connections between literature and