Steve Noyes was born in Toronto and raised in Winnipeg, where he attended Dakota Collegiate. The only boy in typing class, he was already a writer, and put an ad in the local paper offering his services as poet-for-hire.
Robin Laurence is an award-winning freelance writer, critic and curator based in Vancouver. She has a B.F.A. in studio arts and an M.A. in art history, and was educated at the University of Calgary, the University of Victoria, the Banff School of Fine Arts and the Instituto Allende in Mexico.