Candace de Taeye's poetry has been previously published in Arc, BAD NUDES, Carousel, CNQ, CV2, Grain, Vallum and others. She recently completed University of Guelph’s Creative Writing MFA program. She has two chapbooks 'Roe' and 'The Ambulance Act'. The poetry collection "Pronounced/Workable' was published by Mansfield Press fall 2022. During the day, and more often at night she works as a paramedic in Toronto’s downtown core. She lives in Guelph with her partner, kids, some geriatric treefrogs and a 25 lb tortoise.