Laura Marshall (laura-marshall.com) is a sweet-talking, book-pushing redhead with a heart of gold. She’s been the Marketing Director for ChiZine Publications, Co-Chair of the Toronto SpecFic Colloquium, and worked with other literary organizations including the Chiaroscuro Reading Series, Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, and the 2012 World Fantasy Convention.
Now she’s a Marketing Manager at Consumer Intelligence Group and general marketer-at-large. Laura is also the co-author of the book blog Movable Type with her sister, author Helen Marshall.
Though not a writer herself, Laura has spent much of her life supporting literary types and can’t seem to stop.
Aurora-winning writing Helen Marshall (manuscriptgal.com) is an author, editor, and self-proclaimed bibliophile. Her poetry and fiction have been published in ChiZine, Paper Crow, Abyss & Apex, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet and Tor.com
In 2011, Marshall published a collection of poetry, Skeleton Leaves, that “[took] the children’s classic, [stripped] away the flesh, and [revealed] the dark heart of Peter Pan beating beneath.” The collection was jury-selected for the Preliminary Ballot of the Bram Stoker Award for excellence in Horror, nominated for a Rhysling Award for Science Fiction Poetry and won an Aurora Award for best Canadian speculative poem.
Her collection of short stories Hair Side, Flesh Side was released from ChiZine Publications in 2012.