Sandy Pool is a writer and classically trained theatre artist who lives in Toronto. Pool holds a degree in Theatre and English from the University of Toronto, as well as a Master’s of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. Her work has been published in many literary journals across Canada including The Antigonish Review, The Capilano Review, Contemporary Verse 2, dandelion, Grain and Sub-terrain. She has been shortlisted for the Matrix Lit Pop award and has been recently supported by a Writer’s Work In Progress grant from the Ontario Arts Council. Pool also writes Opera librettos, and has been commissioned by Tapestry New Opera Works. Currently, Pool is a professor at Humber College, and is also working as a voice-over artist for productions in Canada and the United States. Her first book of poetry, Exploding Into Night, was just released with Guernica Editions in December 2009.