David Gray-Donald has a Bachelor of Arts and Science in environment and biology from McGill University. His politics are informed by the 2012 Quebec student movement and many conversations about decolonial politics, art, feminism, and independent media.


Tanya Andrusieczko has Master’s degrees from the London School of Economics and the University of Saskatchewan. She is a longtime student of politics and social justice, and she appreciates clear writing.

Copy editor

Jenn Harris loves many things: collective resistance to systemic oppression; delivering perfectly punctuated, grammatically correct material to her clients; trail running; her bicycle; being involved in her community; dancing; and apples.


Taylor Bendig is a writer and researcher with a love of photography, local history, and semicolons. He lives in Regina with his partner and needy-but-adorable dog.

Emma Schultz is a born and bred Saskatchewanian. She holds a degree in environmental studies and has a passion for Saskatchewan ecosystems. You’ll often find her sprucing up her tree identification skills, while deleafing alternative facts.


Kim Kovacs is a Canadian-Oxford-Dictionary-toting, red-pen-wielding, grammar-policing bibliophile who moonlights as a nitpicker (i.e. proofreader) on the Volunteer Brigade at Briarpatch. She is based in Regina, Treaty 4 Territory.

Web Developer

For over 10 years Derek Hogue has been designing and developing websites for radical publishers; artists and musicians; and non-profit advocacy organizations across Canada and beyond. He does this from his politically-beleagured yet economically-affordable hometown of Winnipeg.

Board of Directors

Briarpatch is overseen by a dedicated and delightful volunteer Board of Directors. Each member is indispensable in guiding the magazine through patches of rough sea and ensuring that the ship is sailing in the right direction.

  • Sean Dunham
  • Aina Kagis
  • Savannah Kosteniuk
  • Chris Kortright
  • Nickita Longman
  • Sofia Aman
  • Aidan Conway
  • Darin Milo
  • Dan LeBlanc
  • John Campbell
  • Maria Aman