Jamesie Fournier, author of Children of the Strike is a student in the Bachelor of Education Program at Aurora College in Fort Smith. He was born and raised in Yellowknife, studied film at Carleton University, and gained an interest for creative writing at thirteen writing poetry. He grew up with a passion for comic books and horror films which left him with a deep appreciation for detective and horror fiction. He works as a part-time librarian and spends his free time reading Michael Connelly and Stephen King. It was Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns that drew him to storytelling as his own personal Dark Tower. Children of the Strike will be his first published story.