Shama Rangwala is the founding editor of Pyriscence. She has lived in Sapporo, Dhahran, Western Massachusetts, East Sussex, and Montreal, and has now returned to her hometown of Edmonton, Canada. She lives in an apartment full of books and music with her beloved cat Fritz.


Matt Schneider is the web editor of Pyriscence. He lives in Edmonton, Canada, with his partner and a growing herd of cats that now outnumbers the humans.