Mr. Colombo is the Toronto-based author and anthologist whose byline has appeared on over 200 books of quality. These range from volumes of poetry to compilations of quotations. Colombo has been variously dubbed:

“The Master Gatherer” for his compilations of Canadiana.
“John ‘Bartlett’ Colombo” for his ‘quote books.
“Canada’s Mr. Mystery” for his collections of told-as-true ghost stories.
“Superfan” for his pioneering interest in Canadian fantastic literature.

"John is a towering presence in Canadian letters, a member of the Order of Canada – Canada's equivalent of knighthood – and is Canada's premiere folklorist and collector and compiler of Canadiana, as well as a significant poet, broadcaster, editor, and publisher.

Brett Alexander Savory is the Bram Stoker Award-winning Editor-in-Chief of ChiZine: Treatments of Light and Shade in Words, Co-Publisher with Sandra Kasturi of ChiZine Publications (CZP), has had nearly 50 short stories published, written two novels and penned the foreword to Tesseracts Twelve.

In 2006, Necro Publications released his horror-comedy novel The Distance Travelled. September 2007 saw the release of his dark literary novel In and Down through Brindle & Glass, and November brought his first short story collection, No Further Messages, released through Delirium Books. In the works are three more novels. When he's not writing, reading, or editing, he plays drums for a band that his wife wants him to call Magic Pussy.

Acknowledged by Quill & Quire's "Best Books of the Year" list in 2007 for his novel In and Down, Brett Alexander Savory lives in Toronto with his wife Sandra Kasturi, whose writing has been featured in previous Tesseracts anthologies.

Tesseracts Fourteen - Strange Canadian Stories edited by John Robert Colombo and Brett Alexander Savory

Features innovative short stories and poetry by 23 of Canada's finest speculative fiction writers.

Tesseracts Fourteen features works by: Michelle Barker, Tony Burgess, Suzanne Church, David Clink, Michael Colangelo, Susan Forest, Lisa Hannett, Brent Hayward, Patrick Johanneson, Sandra Kasturi, Claude Lalumière, Michael Lorenson, Catherine MacLeod, Matthew Moore, David Nickle, John Park, Jonathan Saville, Robert J. Sawyer, Daniel Sernine, Leah Silverman, Jerome Stueart, Jon Martin Watts and others.