About JOEL


Joel Bain makes his home in Vancouver, Canada. His first novel, TEARDROPS IN THE RAIN, debuted in 2009, while his latest novel, EACH OUR OWN DEVIL, released March 2017.

He started Dumple Meadows Publishing in 2008, delving into a variety of platforms including fiction and digital magazines in the pursuit of developing and encouraging aspiring writers. He formerly held the role of Editor-in-Chief and founder of Sour Grapes Winery from 2010-2014.

Since 2017, he has worked as a Copy Editor with Bookfish Books. In 2017, he also launched a literary editing firm, Q Book Editing Services, working as a Book Editor to help train and mentor aspiring writers and authors.

He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (2009) with a B.A. in International Relations and English Literature. In late 2016, he completed his Certificate of Editing from Simon Fraser University.

Among his writing interests are storytelling, social commentary, and film.

Follow him on Twitter: @joelbain