Marty Gervais is a writer and photographer living in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He is the recipient of more than a dozen journalism awards, the Queen’s Jubilee Medal, and the Harbourfront Festival Prize. He is the author of several books, including The Rumrunners, a Canadian bestseller. Marty is also the City of Windsor’s first poet laureate. He teaches English Literature and Journalism at the University of Windsor. His photography has appeared in exhibits in Ireland, France, the U.S. and Canada. His work has been published in American Photo Magazine and Inspired Eye.