Joanna Lilley lives in Whitehorse, Yukon. She is the author of the poetry collection The Fleece Era (Brick Books), which was nominated for the Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry, and the short story collection The Birthday Books (Hagios Press). Her awards include an Emerging Northern Writers and Artists Fund Award and three Government of Yukon Advanced Artist Awards. Joanna helped to coordinate the biennial Whitehorse Poetry Festival and is a co-founder of the Yukon Writers’ Collective Ink. Visit her at www.joannalilley.com.