I was born and raised in Hazel Grove, PEI, and left there at age fifteen, subsequently living in Ottawa, Halifax, Montréal and Vancouver. From 1996 to 2003, I travelled back and forth between the territory of Nunavut and southern Canada, working as an airline cargo handler and agent. I now live in Halifax and work for VIA Rail as a service attendant and for myself as a freelance writer and editor. I am also a contributing editor at Canadian Notes & Queries, possibly the finest literary magazine in the country. When time permits, I write poems, reviews and essays, and read whatever I can get my hands on.

Photo: John W. MacDonald


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Zachariah Wells
2508 MacDonald St.
Halifax, NS
B3L 3G5