Canisia Lubrin is a writer, critic, editor and professor. She teaches English at Humber College and Creative Writing at University of Toronto. Her work can be found in Brick, ThePuritan, The Rusty Toque, ArcPoetryMagazine, Globe & Mail, Lemonhound, The Capilano Review, Vallum, CBC, TVO and other venues. She is a Poetry in Voice poet-in-residence and served as Poetry In Voice’s National Competition judge in 2018. Lubrin is poetry editor at Humber Literary Review and advisor to Open Book. Her fiction appears in TheUnpublishedCity, an anthology curated by Dionne Brand, finalist for the 2018 Toronto Book Award. CBC named Lubrin to its list of 100 Canadian Authors to know, 6 Black Canadian Authors to Watch, 14 Canadian Poets to Watch in 2018, and 18 Canadian Women Authors to Watch in 2018 among other honours. Co-artistic director and co-host of Pivot Readings, she is Consulting Editor with Buckrider Books/Wolsak & Wynn. Lubrin holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph and is the author of augur (Gap Riot Press, 2017) and Voodoo Hypothesis (Wolsak & Wynn, 2017), named a CBC Best Book of the year and nominated for the Gerald Lampert, Pat Lowther and Raymond Souster awards.