Allison LaSorda lives in Toronto. She holds an MFA from the University of Guelph, where she was awarded grants from HarperCollins and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Her writing has been supported by residencies at the Banff Centre Writing Studio and the Vermont Studio Center. Work can be found in Brick, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Riddle Fence, The National Post, [PANK], and The Fiddlehead. Her first collection of poems, Stray, was published by icehouse poetry / Goose Lane Editions in April 2017.