DAVID CHARIANDY grew up in Toronto and lives and teaches in Vancouver. His debut novel, Soucouyant, received stunning reviews and nominations from eleven literary awards juries, including a Governor General's Literary Award shortlisting, a Gold Independent Publisher Award for Best Novel, and the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist. Brother is his second novel.
JOSEPH PIERRE is a Trinidadian-Canadian actor and playwright. He is best known for his 2013 play Shakespeare's Nigga. The play was a shortlisted nominee for the Governor General's Award for English-language drama at the 2013 Governor General's Awards. As an actor, he is best known for roles as Edward Forrest in Intelligence and as nurse Jackson Wade in Saving Hope, and appeared in supporting roles in the films Take the Lead, Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story and Get Rich or Die Tryin'. He is the narrator for this audio book.