Jim Johnstone is a physiologist and the author of Patternicity and The Velocity of Escape. His writing has been published in literary journals that include Descant, enRoute, the Fiddlehead, Grain, Maisonneuve, the Malahat Review, and PRISM International and the anthology The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2010. He is the poetry editor of Catcus Press and had founded and edited Misunderstandings Magazine. Julienne Lottering is a South African artist who has exhibited internationally. Her artwork has appeared on book covers and she is the cover artist of Misunderstandings Magazine. They both live in Toronto, Ontario.
"Patternicity transforms the mundane into the otherworldly." -Quill & Quire, on Patternicity "I love Patternicity for its dirty noises ... Jim Johnstone's forms are shapely, but feral. His music is beautifully rational, complex and charismatic." -Carmine Starnino, poet, on Patternicity