Lois Klassen is the hosting artist of Reading the Migration Library. In that capacity she initiates collaborations with artists, writers and designers, and edits the final bookworks. She is always on the look out for collaboration opportunities and for creative events related to migration issues. Klassen is a second generation immigrant/settler, born in Treaty Two Territory, in what is known as the province of Manitoba, Canada. Since 2000, Klassen has lived and worked on Coast Salish Territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, in what is known as Vancouver, Canada. She is a volunteer Workplace Connections Mentor with MOSAIC (an immigrant services organization) and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at criticalmediartstudio (cMAS), School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University. Klassen is the founder of Light Factory Publications.