Stan Dragland was founder of Brick magazine and Brick Books, and is still active with the latter. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland. His books have won the Gabrielle Roy Prize for Canadian literary criticism, the bpNichol Chapbook Award and the Newfoundland and Labrador Rogers Cable Award for non-fiction. His most recent books are The Drowned Lands, a novel; Deep Too, a prose oddity testing the waters of masculinity; and The Bricoleur and His Sentences, a long essay about scrounging as a source of sub- or pre- or pseudo art as well as the real thing.