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Issue #18 April 2017

Thanks for visiting the Spadina Literary Review.

Here's a bit of background on some of the contributors to this issue:

  • Albert Choi ("The Storm") is a software developer living in Thornhill. Go to for links to Albert's other published stories.
  • Gregg Dotoli ("Moon View") is a poet and white-hat hacker whose collection Poetry Fob is available from Underground Books.
  • Miguel Eichelberger ("Silence") is based in Vancouver. Miguel's play, Cave, was shortlisted for the 2015 Vancouver Fringe New Play Prize.
  • Thomas Elson, ("Masquerade") lives in Fremont, California. By his own account, he writes of "lives that fall with neither safe person nor safe net to catch them."
  • Malcolm MacDonald ("Adversity") is a Canadian writer sojourning in Guangzhou, China. See more of Malcolm at his wixsite website.
  • Elga Mannik ("Vito's Revenge") is the Europe-based associate editor of the Spadina Literary Review.
  • Brendan McHale (Cover art, plus illustration for "Masquerade") lives in Toronto. See more of Brendan's work at
  • Francesca Pierini ("London Galleries") lives in Singapore and has published several articles in academic journals. Her profile is available at
  • Jonathan R. Rose ("A Night Out") is a frequent contributor to this mag. Check our Sitemap for other stories. Jonathan's novel Carrion is available on Amazon.
  • Massimo Sartor, ("The Return of Filippo Matheson") is a Toronto-based writer.