Jesse Donaldson is an author and journalist whose work has appeared in VICE, The Tyee, The Calgary Herald, the WestEnder, the Vancouver Courier, and many other places. His first book, This Day in Vancouver, was a finalist for the Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award (BC Book Prizes). He is also the author of the first two volumes in the 49.2 Series, Land of Destiny: A History of Vancouver Real Estate, and Fool’s Gold: The Life and Legacy of Vancouver’s Town Fool. Most recently, he has co-authored The Acid Room: The Psychedelic Trials and Tribulations of Hollywood Hospital (Anvil Press.) He currently lives in Mount Pleasant with Abbey, the world’s best dog.