John Metcalf was Senior Editor at the Porcupine’s Quill until 2005, and is now Fiction Editor at Biblioasis. He is the author of more than a dozen works of fiction and non-fiction, including Standing Stones: Selected Stories, Adult Entertainment, and Kicking Against the Pricks. Shut Up He Explained, the follow-up volume to An Aesthetic Underground, his literary memoirs, was recently published by Biblioasis. He lives in Ottawa with his wife, Myrna.
Festivals: 1998, 2003, 2005 (spring), 2007 (fall)