Sheryda Warrener is the author of two poetry collections. Hard Feelings (Snare, 2010) and Floating is Everything (Nightwood, 2015). Her work can be found online or in print in Event, Grain, Hazlitt, The Malahat Review, The Believer, among others. She has been shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, the Arc Magazine Poem of the Year, and the Malahat Review Long Poem Prize. Currently, she is a lecturer in the Creative Writing program at UBC, and facilitates the Artspeak Studio for Emerging Writers, where she mentors students who are interested in the possibilities at the intersection of language and visual art. Originally from Grimbsy, Ontario, she lives in Vancouver.