Sonnet L’Abbé is the award-winning author of two collections, A Strange Relief and, most recently, Killarnoe, both published by McClelland and Stewart. L’Abbé has taught writing at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies, reviews poetry and fiction for the Globe and Mail, and has just finished a short translation of Korean poems by Ko Un, South Korea’s most prominent poet, for an upcoming anthology of Canadian translations of contemporary international poetry. She is currently pursuing a PhD in English at the University of British Columbia, where she is researching the ecologically-minded underpinnings of “poetic sensibility.”