Sadiqa de Meijer lives in Kingston. Her poem sequence “Great Aunt Unmarried” won the CBC Poetry Prize, and her collection Leaving Howe Island was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Her poetry also appears in the anthologies The Next Wave (Palimpsest Press, 2018), Steeds Op Reis En Altijd Thuis (De Turing Foundation, 2018), In Fine Form, 2nd edition (Caitlin Press, 2016), and Beyond Forgetting (Harbour Publishing, 2018).