Nora Young is the host and creator of Spark, a show about technology and culture that airs nationally on CBC Radio. She was the founding host of Definitely Not the Opera, where she first began writing and broadcasting about technologically mediated change. She also has an indie podcast called The Sniffer, about trends in technology, media, and the arts and has produced documentaries for CBC shows such as Ideas. Her book of non-fiction, The Virtual Self: How Our Digital Lives Are Altering the World Around Us, appears with McClelland & Stewart in 2013. Young has spoken at the Podcasters Across Borders and Northern Voice conferences and has contributed to the Toronto Star. She lives in Toronto.
David Leach’s first book, Fatal Tide: When the Race of a Lifetime Goes Wrong, was released in 2008 by Penguin Canada and won the Special Jury Mention at the Banff International Mountain Book Festival.