Clem Martini

Author of Bitter Medicine and The Unravelling

Clem Martini is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and novelist based in Calgary, Alberta. He has over thirty plays and ten books of fiction and non-fiction to his credit, including the popular young adult trilogy The Crow Chronicles. His texts on playwriting, The Blunt Playwright, The Greek Playwright, and The Ancient Comedians, are used in universities and colleges across the country. He teaches in the department of drama at the University of Calgary.

Olivier Martini

Author of Bitter Medicine and The Unravelling

Olivier Martini’s sketches, paintings, and prints have been displayed at the Marion McGrath Gallery and Studio Three Gallery, published in Alberta Views magazine, and were included as part of the Canadian Mental Health’s Copernicus Project. His first book, Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness, a collaboration with his brother Clem, won the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize.

Illustrations by Olivier Martini.