Wendy Donawa was born in BC, but settled in Barbados, where she spent three decades as a teacher, artist and museum curator. Since returning to the BC coast, her poetry has appeared in Arc Poetry Magazine, Prairie Fire, Room, and Freefall. She was a finalist in The Malahat Review‘s 2013 Open Seasons Award and the Cedric Literary Award. She is also the co-author of Reading Canada (Oxford University Press, 2013). Her newest title, Thin Air of the Knowable, is forthcoming with Brick Books.