Joyce Wayne founded the Canadian Journalism for Internationally Trained Writers program and the Centre for Internationally Trained Individuals at Sheridan College. She worked as the trade editor at Quill & Quire and was a winner of the Fiona Mee Prize for literary journalism. Her short fiction has appeared in magazines and anthologies such as Parchment and Canadian Voices. Recently, Wayne completed her first full-length manuscript, a historical thriller, set in Victorian England. Her mother, an immigrant from Eastern Europe, grew up in Kensington market. Although the characters in her story, “When Belle Walked Along Spadina” are fictional, the circumstances are true. “When Belle Walked Along Spadina” appeared in TOK 6.