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Errol Sharpe is a publisher at Fernwood Publishing. He holds an MA in Atlantic Canada Studies from Saint Mary’s University. He is the author of A People’s History of Prince Edward Island (1976) and a co-author of In Pursuit of Justice: Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op and the Fair Trade Movement (2014), and Milton Acorn: The People’s Poet with Kent Martin (Fernwood Publishing, 2015). He has authored chapters in a number of books, including “Cloistering Criticism: or Breaking Bonds?” in 21ˢͭ Century Socialism: Reinventing the Project, Henry Ventmeyer, ed. (2011), and “A Precarious Niche: Canadian Owned English Language Publishing in Canada” in Studies in Political Economy, Vol. 100, #1 (2019).

Jeffrey Ansloos is an educator and psychologist. Ansloos is Nêhiyaw (Cree) and English and is a member of Fisher River Cree Nation (Ochekwi-Sipi; Treaty 5). His family was deeply affected by the Indian Residential Schools System and 1960s Scoop, experiences that have pushed him to pursue an education in psychology and education. As a psychologist he works with Indigenous children, youth, and families and he often supports children with various issues such as PTSD, ADHD and FASD, working to support them in ways that integrate Indigenous culture. He is currently the Assistant Professor in Indigenous Education at the University of Toronto and lives in Toronto.

Robyn Maynard is a Toronto-based author of national bestseller Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from slavery to the present, and a PhD student and Vanier scholar at the University of Toronto.