Chris Charney is a film and television Writer. He joined Farpoint Films in 2004 and continues to hone his craft through writing and developing feature films and television. His credits include the feature film WIld Cherry staring Rob Schneider, Rumer Willis, Tania Raymonde, and Kristin Cavallari as well as his work on the documentary series Warriors TKO for APTN.
Karen Naylor is a fifth-generation rail way worker, and a prominent figure in the Winnipeg Left. She served for nine years as a Labour Rep on the Board of Directors of the Workers Compensation Board. Though officially retired as a union representative, she is busier than ever, teaching in the Labour Studies program at the University of Manitoba and volunteering on numerous executive boards. She has run in five federal elections for the Marxist-Leninist Party, coming in dead last all but once. (Basically, she’s a hard core leftie.) Karen is the Chair of the Board for Winnipeg’s Cultural City Hall.
Curtis Nowosad has quickly become Winnipeg’s go-to drummer. At twenty-two, he has already performed in big band and small group settings with some of New York’s finest jazz musicians, including Stefon Harris, Marcus Printup, Ted Nash, Steve Wilson, Miguel Zenón, and his teacher and mentor Steve Kirby.
Marjorie Poor is an editor, writer, and audience member living in Winnipeg. She has previously served on the boards of the Manitoba Writers’ Guild, Prairie Fire Press, Inc., and the Manitoba Editors’ Association. She is the editor of Prairie books NOW