Zachary Alapi holds an M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of New Brunswick and teaches English literature in the higher education program at ENC. He also currently works with the start-up Fluentify and serves as a marker for the Ministerial English Exit Examination. As a journalist, he covers boxing for outlets including Boxing Scene, FanSided, Bleacher Report, and the Fight City, while serving as a reporter for Rendez-Vous, a monthly newspaper covering specific Montreal boroughs. He has previously worked for the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in the Literary Arts department and has published fiction in Canadian magazines like The Danforth Review and Front & Centre.