Hendrik Slegtenhorst has published Caravaggio's Dagger (Iguana, Toronto, 2013) and over 140 works in established media. He is a past co-chair of the Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton, a past president of the Federation of British Columbia Writers, and a past director of the Alberta Branch of the Canadian Authors' Association. He also has held executive positions in local government, heritage, and post-secondary education. His cultural website is www.culturalrites.com. He lives in Vancouver.