Cody Caetano is a writer of Anishinaabe and Portuguese descent and an off-reserve member of Pinaymootang First Nation. He has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Toronto, where he wrote this memoir under the mentorship of Lee Maracle. Excerpts of Half-Bads in White Regalia earned him a 2020 Indigenous Voices Award for Unpublished Prose.
Anabela Mota-Ribeiro holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She was a Visiting Research Fellow at Brown University in 2019. Anabela has five published books, including Paula Rego por Paula Rego, A Flor Amarela – Ímpeto e Melancolia em Machado de Assis and Por Saramago. As a freelance journalist, she has collaborated with several newspapers and created and presented television programmes on RTP. She is also a curator of literary festivals, including Porto Book Fair in 2017, 2018 and 2020, and Folio in 2015 and 2016. Her online archive is available at www.anabelamotaribeiro.pt.
Gonçalo M. Tavares was born in Luanda, Angola. He spent his childhood in in northern Portugal and nowadays teaches Theory of Science at a university in Lisbon. Tavares is one of the most translated and awarded European writers. His unusual books have been published in more than 50 countries. The New Yorker stated, “Gonçalo M. Tavares is a writer who is unlike any you’ve read before. And he has a gift—like Flann O’Brien or Kafka or Beckett—for revealing the ways in which logic can be as faithful a servant of madness as of reason.”