Below you will find links to pages of other artists and writers who I consider the ocelot's overalls and I think you will too. Over the course of my journey as an artist, I've had the privilege to engage with their art, collaborate with several of them, get to know some of them on a personal level, and even benefited immensely from their guidance and teachings.
Check them out!

Writer | Educator | Workshop Facilitator

Heather Jessup holds a doctorate from the University of Toronto and teaches English at Langara College, BC. Her first novel, The Lightning Field, was a finalist for the Raddall and Savage Book Awards, and was nominated for the International Dublin Literary Award. She is co-curator and lead director of the Prud’homme Library Project.

Erin Kirsh

A chronicle of the rejections & acceptances of a YVR writer. Follow for your dose of encouragement & schadenfreude.

Artist | Facilitator | Writer

Heather Prost (she/her) is a multi-media artist, scholar, facilitator, writer, and maker based in the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

Ellie Sawatzky

Prompts, provocations, incantations, and inspiration for writers & readers.


Writer | She is wearing a dress

Dina Del Bucchia is the author of three collections of poetry, Coping with Emotions and Otters (Talonbooks, 2013), Blind Items (Insomniac Press, 2014), and Rom Com (Talonbooks, 2015), written with Daniel Zomparelli. She also hosts Can’t Lit, a podcast on Canadian literature and culture, with Jen Sookfong Lee.

Photo credit: Sarah Race Photography

Performance Artist | Arts Educator

flash-bang-uke-strumming-bread-baking-toe-twinkling-patriarchy-smashing-spoken-word-performance-artist who has a crush on you an drinks a lot of tea.

Meagan Berlin

queer, self-taught illustrator and artist fixated on the repetition of small marks

Tattoo Artist

Portfolio account for emerging, Vancouver-based tattoo artist, specializing in black work animals, in their unique illustrative style.

Writer | Illustrator | Educator

Vancouver based English educator and published children's author/illustrator.

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