Samantha Bernstein recently completed her M.A. at York University, where she researched youth movements, epistolary literature and the politics of subjectivity; part of the thesis was an autobiographical epistolary novel about the generational conflict between Baby Boomers and their children, as well as the need for for today’s youth to find meaningful ways to participate in creating positive societal change. She has also recently completed a poetry manuscript, Industrial Evolution. Her work has appeared in Exile, Books in Canada, YorkU Magazine, Studio and The Fiddlehead.