Jay Ruzesky's most recent book is In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage. He was raised in the Okanagan Valley and now lives on Vancouver Island. He is the Book Reviews Editor and is on the poetry editorial board of the Malahat Review and teaches at Vancouver Island University. His stories, poems, essays, interviews and art criticism have appeared in Canadian and American journals such as Prism international, Canadian Literature, Event, Saturday Night, Descant, Border Crossings, Brick, and selected gallery publications. His first novel, The Wolsenburg Clock, was published by Thistledown Press in 2009.