Michael Bell is an architect and educator, is associate professor at Rice University in Houston, Texas. He has also taught and lectured at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, Columbia, and the University of Southern California.
Governor General's Award winning poet Joe Rosenblatt has written over twenty books of poetry in a career that has taken him on reading and lecture tours all over the world. Rosenblatt began his career in Toronto and currently lives in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island. His most recent poetry volume is Dog (2008), a volume of solo and conjoined sonnets writtern with Catherine Owen and photographer Karen Moe.