Seyward Goodhand grew up in Hastings County and the North York suburb of Newmarket. Her work has been shortlisted for the McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize and a National Magazine Award, and long-listed for the CBC Short Story Prize. Her stories have appeared in Found Press, Riddle Fence, Cosmonauts Avenue, subTerrain, PRISM international, Grain, and Dragnet. She is a PhD student in English at the University of Toronto, and lives Winnipeg where she is a sessional instructor of aca- demic writing. Her debut collection of stories, Even That Wildest Hope (Invisible), is a chaotic, fabulist journey in the baroque tradition of Angela Carter, Carmen Maria Machado, and Ted Chiang.