Liisa Kovala

Liisa Kovala’s (Member at Large) historical novel, Sisu’s Winter War, set during the Finnish-Russian Winter War and in 1980 Northern Ontario, will be released in October 2022 by Latitude 46 Publishing. Liisa is also the author of Surviving Stutthof: My Father’s Memories Behind the Death Gate (Latitude 46). Her historical fiction novel Time Enough was selected…

John Van Rys

John Van Rys (Niagara Branch) has won the 2022 Prairie Fire MRB Short Fiction Contest. His winning story, “Excavations,” will be published in the summer edition: https://www.prairiefire.ca/previous-contest-winners/. In December, John also had his story “Parking Spots” published in Blank Spaces: https://www.blankspaces.ca/magazines/p/december2022. Earlier in the fall, his story “The Homely Dreams of a Silly Soul” appeared in Solum Literary…