Kingston writer and Between the Lines co-founder Jamie Swift is the author, most recently, of The Vimy Trap: Or, How We learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Great War (with McMaster historian Ian McKay), finalist for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.
Richard Swift is a freelance journalist and activist based in Montreal. He is a founding member of Between the Lines and worked for many years as an editor for the Oxford-based New Internationalist magazine. He is the author of a number of books including SOS: Alternatives to Capitalism.
Dr. Anu Taranath brings both passion and expertise to her work as a speaker, facilitator and educator. A professor at the University of Washington, she teaches about global literatures, race, gender, identity, and equity. A four-time member of Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, Dr. Anu has also received the Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” recognition, the UW’s Distinguished Teaching Award, and multiple US Fulbright Fellowships to work abroad. As a racial equity consultant and facilitator, Dr. Anu engages colleges, community orgs, businesses and government agencies to deepen people’s comfort with uncomfortable topics & work toward equity and social justice. More at www.anutaranath.com