About the Author

Samantha Bernstein


Samantha Bernstein is a Toronto writer and a PHD candidate at York University. Her first book, the memoir, Here We Are Among The Living was nominated for a B.C. National Award for Nonfiction. Her poetry has appeared in Exile, The Fiddlehead Literary Journal, The Whitewall Review and many others and she was featured in Sook Yin Lee's documentary Where Have All The Poets Gone discussing the influence of her father, the legendary poet Irving Layton.