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DR. BLAIR BIGHAM is a journalist, scientist, and attending emergency and ICU physician who trained at McMaster and Stanford Universities. He was a Global Journalism Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and an associate scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital. His work has appeared in The Walrus, the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, the New England Journal of Medicine, and the Canadian Medical Association Journal, among others.
“The fundamental misunderstanding of our time is that we belong to one age group or another. We all grow old. There is no us and them. There was only ever an us” — from The Age of Creativity
EMILY URQUHART is is a National Magazine Award–winning writer and has a doctorate in folklore from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Her freelance writing has appeared in the Toronto Star, The Walrus, Longreads, the Rumpus, and Eighteen Bridges, among other publications. She is a nonfiction editor for the New Quarterly and teaches creative nonfiction at Wilfrid Laurier University. She lives in Kitchener, Ontario, with her husband and their two children.
LAUREN MCKEON is the deputy editor for Reader’s Digest Canada and a former digital editor at The Walrus. Her new book, out in March, is No More Nice Girls: Gender, Power, and Why It’s Time to Stop Playing by the Rules.
HARLEY RUSTAD is an editor at The Walrus. He has reported from India, Nepal, Cuba, and across Canada.
In the Works
Tireless Runners: A Family History of Indigenous Canada by Robert Jago