Mitchell Toews is a writer, sometimes painter, gardener, avid windsurfer, and rower. He lives in the boreal forest in Eastern Manitoba. Approximately 100 literary journals and anthologies have published Toews' fiction since 2016. The author is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee and a finalist in a number of prose competitions including a highly valued shortlist for the 2022 J.F. Powers Prize for Short Fiction. Publication of a collection of short stories ("Pinching Zwieback") is forthcoming in 2023 with Winnipeg's At Bay Press.