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Meet our contributors.

[Editor’s note: We’ll be adding to this section as we work with even more talented writers, artists and photographers. For now, say hello to the people behind the stories you’ve been checking out.]

Julia Dilworth, Contributing Writer

The former Vancouver magazine, Western Living magazine and Vancouver City Guide editor now works freelance from her favourite coffee shops and beaches in Victoria and Vancouver.

Taylor Roades, Photographer

Taylor is a photographer based in Victoria. Travel is what first sparked her interest in photography, but it’s stories documenting people, culture, adventure and conservation that keeps her interested.

Dre Turner, Contributing Writer

Dre Tuner is a freelance writer and recovering advertising copywriter based in Tofino. You can find her writing, hanging out with her dog friend, drinking coffees (and the occasional beer), eating snacks and catching as many waves as possible.

Rob Mangelsdorf, Contributing Writer

In addition to being a longtime homebrewer, Certified Cicerone® and BJCP-certified beer judge, Rob Mangelsdorf is an award-winning journalist and editor of B.C.’s ultimate craft beer guide, The Growler.

Julia Serena Ready, Contributing Writer

Julia Serena is a writer, poet and food nerd based in Victoria. You can often find her smelling flowers or snacking on the beach.

Shayd Johnson, Photographer

Shayd Johnson is a photographer from Nanaimo, now based in Vancouver. He specializes in editorial, lifestyle and travel photography.

Interested in becoming a contributor? Connect with us at breakwatermag@gmail.com.