Ellie Sawatzky is an award-winning poet and writer from Kenora, Ontario, currently living on the unceded and ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tseil-Waututh peoples (Vancouver, B.C.). Her writing has appeared in Room, The Dalhousie Review, The Puritan, Prairie Fire, Little Fiction, Arc, and elsewhere. In 2017, she won first place in CV2’s Young Buck Poetry Prize, and was awarded runner-up in both the Thomas Morton Prize and Room’s Poetry Contest. Rhinocerotic (Frog Hollow Press) is her first chapbook. Find out more at www.elliesawatzky.com.