John Conway is a long-time Saskatchewan photographer. In 2004, photographs from Saskatchewan: Uncommon Views were awarded two major prizes at the International Photography Awards. Sharon Butala is an award-winning and bestselling author of The Perfection of the Morning. A recipient of the Order of Canada, she lives near Eastend Saskatchewan with her husband Peter on prairie ranchland that they have donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada. David Carpenter, a former university teacher, is a fiction writer and essayist. Courting Saskatchewan, won the Saskatchewan Book Award for nonfiction in 1997. In 2000 he published his first book of poetry, Trout Stream Creed. Helen Marzolf, a former curator at two Saskatchewan art galleries, now works in Victoria, BC.