Kevin Hardcastle is a fiction writer from Simcoe County, Ontario. His work has been published in journals including Word Riot, subTerrain, The Malahat Review, Little Fiction, The Puritan, PRISM international, EVENT, and The New Quarterly. He was a finalist for the 2012 Journey Prize. Hardcastle has short fiction forthcoming in The Fiddlehead, The New Quarterly, Shenandoah, and Best Canadian Stories. He lives in Toronto.