Elana Wolff is the author of seven collections of poetry and a collection of essays on poems. She has also co-authored, with the late Malca Litovitz, a collection of rengas; co-authored, with Susie Petersiel Berg, a limited-edition chapbook of poems; and co-translated, with Menachem Wolff, poems from the Hebrew by Georg Mordechai Langer; part of a joint Franz Kafka-Georg Mordechai Langer flipside book. Elana’s poems and creative nonfiction pieces are widely published in Canada and internationally, and have garnered awards. She has taught English for Academic Purposes at York University in Toronto and at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She currently lives and works in Thornhill, Ontario. Elana’s sixth collection, Swoon (Guernica Editions, 2020), received the 2020 Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Poetry. Shape Taking, her seventh book of poems, is newly-released with Ekstasis Editions, and Faithfully Seeking Franz, a hybrid prose-and-poetry collection, is forthcoming with Guernica Editions in 2023.