Christine Kimis an assistant professor of English at Simon Fraser University. Her teaching and research focus on Asian North American literature and theory, contemporary Canadian literature, and diasporic writing. She has recently published articles in Open Letter, Studies in Canadian Literature, and Asian Canadian Writing beyond Autoethnography(WLU Press, 2008). She is currently working on a book-length project titled From Multiculturalism to Globalization: The Cultural Politics of Asian Canadian Writing.Sophie McCallteaches contemporary First Nations and Canadian literatures in the English Department at Simon Fraser University. She is co-editor (with David Chariandy) of a special issue of West Coast Line, titled Citizenship and Cultural Belonging(2008). She has published articles in journals such as Essays on Canadian Writing, Canadian Review of American Studies, Resources for Feminist Research, Canadian Literature, and C.L.R. James Journaland is the author of"Where Is the Voice Coming From?": Collaboration and Authorship in Told-to Narratives in Canada(forthcoming).Melina Baum Singeris a doctoral candidate in the Department of English at the University of Western Ontario. Her research explores transnational and diasporic literatures in English Canada. She has co-edited, with Lily Cho, two special issues of Open Letter, "Poetics and Public Culture" and "Dialogues on Poetics and Public Culture".