Steven Manners is the author of the story collections Mytho/Genies and Wound Ballastics, and the novel Ondine’s Curse. His short fiction has appeared in Descant, The Antigonish Review, Blood & Aphorisms, sub-TERRAIN, and The Canadian Writer’s Journal. As a feature film screenwriter, Manners was awarded a Peter Stark Screenwriting Award at the 1998 Santa Barbara Film Festival. He has also edited or written a number of medical textbooks and is a frequent contributor to medical journals. He lives in Montreal.