JASON HEROUX lives in Kingston, ON and published Hard Work Cheering Up Sad Machines in the spring of 2016 with Mansfield Press. He is the author of Memoirs of an Alias (2004), Emergency Hallelujah (2008), Good Evening, Central Laundromat (2010), Natural Capital (2012) and We Wish You a Happy Killday (2014). His work has appeared in magazines and journals in Canada, the U.S., Belgium, France, and Italy and has been translated into French, Italian, and Arabic.